The Unremarkable Call to Love Our Gay Neighbors | Christianity Today

Christianity TodayGlenn Stanton shows how friendship and biblical fidelity belong together.

Karen Swallow Prior/ December 5, 2014

Not long ago, a former student of mine wrote an article for The Atlantic describing his experience coming out as gay at Liberty University, the evangelical school where I teach. He described how, after confiding his secret to me, I responded by saying, “I love you.” After the story was published, I received messages from across the country, some taking issue with my response, some affirming it. Either way, the messages indicated that assuring a gay student at a Christian university that he was loved was somehow remarkable. Continue reading →

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