Category Archives: Letter to a Gay Man in the Churches of Christ

Letter to a Gay Man in the Churches of Christ, Part 9

I came across these intriguing posts about homosexuality from Patrick Mead. Patrick is pulpit minister at the Rochester Hills Church of Christ in Rochester, Michigan, and one of my favorite preachers. (You would do well to listen to some of … Continue reading

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Letter to a Gay Man in the Churches of Christ, Part 8

I know what the answers will be on the blog if you did write about it. I am very conflicted and confused about everything while trying to recover from my addiction. I have a therapist and a psychiatrist but no … Continue reading

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Letter to a Gay Man in the Churches of Christ, Part 7

My question is why doesn’t the church talk about it? Why is it so hush hush? Do people really think that it’s not an issue that needs to be talked about? That there’s no way a gay person could be … Continue reading

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Letter to a Gay Man in the Churches of Christ, Part 6

Yet, I haven’t 100% rejected the idea that being gay is OK with God. You can’t just undo a lifetime of being taught homosexuality is the worst possible sin in a short period of time. No, it’s not the worst … Continue reading

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Letter to a Gay Man in the Churches of Christ, Part 5

I am about to give up the church of Christ because I can’t go on living a lie. If people in my singles class and my minister knew how I really am, I would be condemned and whatever else. Living … Continue reading

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Letter to a Gay Man in the Churches of Christ, Part 3.5

Anonymous commented, When I say lonely, I’m talking about not having a life partner. I think getting the alcohol out of my system and my life made me realize the loneliness that exists. I can’t drink it away and numb … Continue reading

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Letter to a Gay Man in the Churches of Christ, Part 4

There are many theories on how the meaning of the passages dealing with homosexuality could be interpreted and I have read the gay side of the story and the idea that the scriptures have been mistranslated or have lost their … Continue reading

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Letter to a Gay Man in the Churches of Christ, Part 3

So many people insist it’s a lifestyle choice and we’re condemned to hell for “choosing to live that lifestyle. Believe me, it is not a choice. Who in their right mind would choose it? I have been praying for years … Continue reading

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Letter to a Gay Man in the Churches of Christ, Part 2

This is an issue I’m struggling with. For most of my life, I’ve been in denial about it and I have never had a gay relationship. But I am attracted to men. I gave up on dating women because it … Continue reading

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Letter to a Gay Man in the Churches of Christ, Part 1

Readers, I received an email requesting that I post something on being gay in the Churches of Christ. I’ve split the email into 8 parts, to fit my answers more closely to the reader’s questions and because his poignant email … Continue reading

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