Homosexuality Isn’t Just an Issue

Anne Paulk | April 6, 2016

Men and women dealing with same-sex attraction, along with their loved ones, are looking for help and understanding. I know this from experience as a woman who once identified as gay and found new life in Jesus—as well as from the sad vantage point of being a wife forsaken by a spouse identifying and embracing homosexual behavior. 

Many in our day are seeking hope and answers. That Preston Sprinkle, who doesn’t struggle with same-sex attraction, dares to cover this difficult ground speaks of his courage and desire to pastor people where they are. Sprinkle—a theologian and director of extension classes for Eternity Bible College—has recently written two books on homosexuality, People to Be Loved: Why Homosexuality Is Not Just an Issue and Living in a Gray World: A Christian Teen’s Guide to Understanding Homosexuality (his companion book for teens). 

As I minister to Christians who struggle with same-sex sexual desires, I appreciate any and all who seek to be a voice of wisdom in our times.

Don’t Jump to Conclusions

Sprinkle makes an appealing theological case for holding to the biblical and historic understanding of sexual ethics—that engaging in sexual behavior between two members of the same sex is sin and requires repentance. Few can make the case well; even fewer…

To read the rest of this article, visit https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/book-reviews-sprinkle-homosexuality.