Wednesday, March 08, 2006
There is an article in Christianity Today that I found quite moving. The author describes how he went to see the movie 'Brokeback Mountain' against the voice of God. While in the theater, he was drug into the passions and guilt of his past, yet he says that God dealt with him there on the issue of forgiveness, and not being a slave to the past. A similar refrain to what we heard Sunday night.
This article is interesting to me for 2 reasons. 1) It stresses how careful we need to be in guarding our heart, and making wise entertainment choices. That includes seeing movies that uplift what scripture calls sin. 2) I believe many in the gay lifestyle are like the author, truly unhappy, and we as a church have a great opportunity to introduce them to Christ. How can we be more effective at this?