Charlie Van Dyke
Is Being Gay A Choice?
Posted September 19, 2014 by Charlie Van Dyke in GLBTQ
By Steve Siebold

Is being gay a choice? A popular vlogger from California proves it's not.

If you don't know who Chris Thompson is yet, just wait: Thompson, who happens to be straight, is getting all kinds of attention for posing a simple question to his followers, many who identify as LGBT. The question: Is being gay a choice?

Thompson was move... read more
Charlie Van Dyke
By Stephanie Arnold

About ten years ago, the Spirit nudged me to ask myself a very simple question…”Was the church better off with her in it?” You see, I was pretty sure that she was gay. She lived a very quiet life with her “roommate,” and she was at my church. She was gentle, wise, loving, devoted, funny, generous, and she truly loved Jesus –... read more
Charlie Van Dyke
Hillary On Gay Marriage
Posted June 18, 2014 by Charlie Van Dyke in GLBTQ
June 13, 2014|4:01 pm

Sounding irked by an NPR host's question to clarify her stance on gay marriage, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton argued that did she did not change her position and embrace same-sex marriage last year for political reasons.

Speaking with NPR's Terry Gross on Thursday, Clinto... read more
Charlie Van Dyke
GUN BARREL CITY, Texas (RNS) This place got its name because the main road was straight as a gun barrel. Today, it’s at the center of a fight over gay marriage.

That’s because weekenders Mark Phariss and Vic Holmes, who bought an A-frame house overlooking scenic Cedar Creek Lake four years ago, have become minor celebrities as the men challenging ... read more
Charlie Van Dyke
A Kiev art museum contains a curious icon from St. Catherine’s Monastery on Mt. Sinai in Israel. It shows two robed Christian saints. Between them is a traditional Roman ‘pronubus’ (a best man), overseeing a wedding. The pronubus is Christ. The married couple are both men.

Is the icon suggesting that a gay “wedding” is being sanctified by Christ h... read more
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