Homosexuality is both a divisive and an awkward topic. Yet, if we are serious about ministry, that will include ministering to gay 1 people within and outside the church—but especially within. And that must include ministry to the often-forgotten families of gay people. As evangelical Christians, we take the Bible seriously. We want to take it literally where possible—as it reads in our various translations.
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DUBLIN — The government of Ireland has barred an Arizona-based Baptist pastor accused of anti-Semitic and homophobic hate speech from entering the country, invoking for the first time a immigration act that allows such exclusion orders on grounds of national security or public policy. He first gained prominence outside his ministry, which is in a Tempe, Ariz. He has called for the United States government to exterminate all gay people and welcomed the murder of 49 people in the mass shooting at the Pulse gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla.
At eleven, he left the pulpit after giving his one and only sermon at his hometown Pittsburgh church. At fifteen, he moved out of his house to live in a motel and work as a full-time summer entertainer at Kennywood Amusement Park. At seventeen, he escaped home permanently, leaving behind homophobia and an abusive stepfather, about whom he hasn't spoken much, until now. It wasn't until this year that Porter became widely known for his arrivals. In February, he staged a mutiny on Oscars red carpet style when he showed up in a black velvet Christian Siriano tuxedo gown.