This is a list of Christian denominational positions on homosexuality. The issue of homosexuality and Christianity is a subject of ongoing theological debate within and between Christian denominations and this list seeks to summarise the various official positions. Within denominations, many members may hold somewhat differing views on and even differing definitions of homosexuality. The Seventh-day Adventist Church is opposed to same-sex sexual practices and relationships on the grounds that "sexual intimacy belongs only within the marital relationship of a man and a woman.
Can one oppose homosexuality and not be homophobic?
I'm Gay, but I'm Not Switching to a Church That Supports Gay Marriage - The Atlantic
Everyone at Living Out has a story to tell of God's wonderful love and the impact that following Jesus has on our lives. Listen to same-sex attracted Christians tell their different stories of enjoying their new identity in Christ. What does God really say about sex and sexuality? Is what we assume the real story? Does following the biblical teaching on sexuality cause us harm or is the Christian sexual ethic actually life-giving and healthy?
The Evangelical Lutheran Church of America allows same-sex couples to get married, but leaves it up to individual ministers of congregations to decide, according to a resolution. The Episcopal Church established a rite of blessing for same-sex couples in and prohibited discrimination against transgender people. The United Church of Christ has allowed same-sex couples to get married since
So why do so many Christians seem to oppose it? Amid all the confusion, the Church must stand clear on these issues. No doubt some will have stopped reading already, calling the article hateful, homophobic, or anti-Christian.