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The Biblical Agenda for Human Sexuality
- Seminar Outline -

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Times and schedules can be adapted to local conditions

- FRIDAY EVENING -   
Part I  
Man & Woman   
 in the Image of God   

   I. BIBLICAL SEX & GENDER -

The Christian Failure

"In the Beginning..."

     Gender & Sex in the Image of God

     Image of God: Creator & Sovereign

The Secular/Pagan world of sexuality

     Eternal battle of the sexes

Biblical case for heterosexual marriage

     Gender rooted in the image of God

     Masculine & feminine eternally wedded

- SATURDAY -   
Part II  
Engagement   

   II-A. WHO BELONGS
               in THIS DISCUSSION?

Tragic & Costly Strategic Errors

    Jumping in too soon

    "Gay bashers"

Homosexual Agenda -
           Co-opting the Debate

Two Events Defining
           Modern Western Civilization

    Rise of science

    Due process in civil law

Setting the Stage for Communication

    Who belongs and who does not....

   II-B. DO CHRISTIANS HAVE
            a PUBLIC AGENDA?

                        (Clue: God does.)

The Christian Failure

The Church’s attitude toward 4 groups

    Homosexual persons

    Homosexual activists

    Homosexual strugglers

Ex-homosexual ministries & persons

How Christians "met" the
              homosexual agenda

Four-Part Agenda

    Forgiveness

    Discipling

    Healing

    Public Policy

   II-C. HOW PEOPLE GET HEALED
      of SAME-SEX
            ATTRACTION DISORDER

Defensive detachment against
same-sex parent

How unmet needs get sexualized

Why only God can "re-parent" us
        (clue: getting "born again")

Three steps -- Biblical judo -
     turning the tables on temptation

Testimonies of successful strugglers

   II-D. WHAT HAPPENS WHEN
       "GAY" AGENDA meets
               BIBLICAL AGENDA?

Be Prepared!

    Christians blind-sided

What is "public policy"?

The evidence on homosexuality

    The two fundamental issues

    Behavior profile

    Medical

    Biological/Genetic

    Psychological

    Sociological

    Spiritual

Homosexualist strategy

    Pan-sexual agenda -
         destroy Biblical foundations

    Illegitimate "rules of engagement"

          "Dialogue to consensus"

          Relative truth

          White corpuscles
                    "dialogue" with virus

    Illusion of intellectual
                     & moral high ground

    Government-controlled schools

    Inherently totalitarian

The nature of honest debate

    Identify & confront dishonest debate

    Retaking intellectual
                        &
moral high ground
        (clue: God holds them both...)

   II-E. The TRANSFORMING
          NETWORK of CHURCHES

Need and opportunity

Goals of local Exodus ministries

    Evangelism

    Teaching

    Public Policy

    Strengthening the Body of Christ

Ways for churches to participate

 

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