Difficult issues series
This has been perhaps the most difficult post I have written.
I’ve avoided writing about this issue because it is so divisive, and because I wasn’t sure I had anything worthwhile to say.
But while I don’t pretend to have a solution to the argument between the traditionalists and the progressives, I can’t help feeling that there should be some things christians of goodwill from both sides can agree on, and which might ease the tensions a little.
There is also the issue of how the secular world sees christians – surveys show that the perceived anti-gay emphasis of christians is a major barrier to non-believers ever seriously considering the claims of christianity.