The World We Made, Episode 6, Gay Christians

The World We Made, Episode 6, Gay Christians

“Vice is a monster of so frightful mien
As to be hated needs but to be seen;
Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face,
We first endure, then pity, then embrace.”-Alexander Pope

“Even a man who is pure in heart
And says his prayers by night,
May become a wolf when the wolfbane blooms
and the autumn moon is bright.”-nearly everybody in The Wolf Man 

Tim takes on the “gay celibacy” movement. Jake and Nathan (with a little help from Lon Chaney Jr.’s The Wolfman) ponder what the church should do with those whose temptations don’t seem to be going anywhere.

Here’s the article by Ed Shaw, ‘Godliness is Not Heterosexuality.’

Here’s the complete interview with Ed Shaw from Woodlands Church.

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Credits: “Humming”, David Szesztay, Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License “I Want To Destroy Something Beautiful”, Josh Woodward, licensed under an Attribution 3.0 United States License. Dialogue from The Wolfman by Universal Pictures, Copyright 1941,”The Time To Run (Finale)” by Dexter Britain,Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 International License, “My Dark Passenger” by Darren Curtis, Creative Commons Attribution license (reuse allowed)

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About The Authors


Nathan Alberson is co-founder and creative director of Warhorn Media. He hosts three podcasts—The Bookening, The World We Made, and Sound of Sanity.


Jake is the CEO of Warhorn Media and the discipleship pastor of Clearnote Church. He also teaches at Clearnote Pastors College.


Tim Bayly has been senior pastor of Clearnote Church, Bloomington since 1996. Married to Mary Lee, the Baylys have five children and twenty-something grandchildren. Tim's book on fatherhood is titled "Daddy Tried" and he is co-author of a book on homosexuality titled "The Grace of Shame.’

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