Rawlings School of Divinity
Doctor of Ministry (DMin)
Homosexuality, Church, Biblical, Response, Love, Gay
Christianity | Ethics in Religion | Religion
Archer, Robert Jonathan, "Loving The Unloveable: A Biblical Approach for the Local Church to Homosexuality in a Morally Declining Society" (2020). Doctoral Dissertations and Projects. 2769.
This thesis will strive to prove that local churches worldwide have been highly ineffective at providing true recovery for parishioners that struggle with homosexuality often ostracizing them as a diseased product rather than a creation of the Father. The goal is to help the church discover, assess, and address the sin, healing, and recovery for homosexuals in their ministry in a healthy biblical manner that promotes freedom in Christ and true recovery. This will allow the local church to partake in the healing process of broken parishioners promoting evangelism and discipleship that will in turn extend into the communities of those parishioners. The data will be collected via surveys and personal interviews with parishioners in the age range of 18 and above, missionaries, ministry department heads, and pastors. There will also be data compilation through literary research of previously done works on this particular topic.