The Vatican distinguishes between "deep-seated homosexual tendencies" and the "expression of a transitory problem", in relation to ordination to the priesthood ; saying in a document that homosexual tendencies "must be clearly overcome at least three years before ordination to the diaconate.
In addition, some Christian denominations such as the Moravian Churchbelieve that the Bible speaks negatively of homosexual acts but, as research on the matter continues, the Moravian Church seeks to establish a policy on homosexuality and the ordination of homosexuals.
Pastor Carl Lentz of Hillsong Church New York City said in that gays were numerous in their church and he prayed that Hillsong was always welcoming. The Eastern Orthodox churches,  like the Catholic Church, condemn homosexual acts.
Due to the changing nature of scientific studies and the intricacies of the issue this article would soon become outdated if a discussion were entered upon at any length. Theoretically someone might have a genetic disposition towards drug or alcohol abuse, or towards lying, 23 or kleptomania.
Droughts and soil depletion, as reasons for why crops fail, has nothing to do with biological evolution! There you will read what Christ has done to free us from our sin. Christian Beats His Meat.
Retrieved 26 May Mainstream denominations like Presbyterians and Episcopalians now ordain openly gay clergy, and there are seeds of change in evangelical churches as well. Reflecting this position, some pastors, for example, showed moderation during public statements. Paul condemns same-sex lust, not love.
A report by the LGBT African Asylum Seeker Research Project said that officials quote Bible verses that appear to condemn homosexual activity to undermine the cases of gay Christian asylum seekers, implying that their sexuality is not compatible with their faith.
Retrieved 27 May One thing led to another, and I ended up being teased affably about my love life as the audience laughed on. Gay Christian Network. I could go on.