“Understanding Gender Dysphoria: Navigating Transgender Issues in a Changing Culture” by Mark A. Yarhouse

Wednesday, 01 Mar 2017

He centers on the need for Christians to be humble and welcoming to those who are suffering, even as they seek faithfully to witness to the truths of the gospel for human beings created as male and female in the image of God.
The politics of transgenderism is removing the veil that has long obscured gender dysphoria and intersexuality from the serious thoughts of most Christians. Very few Christians have any real understanding of what gender dysphoria and intersexuality even are, let alone their cause or the trauma and isolation endured by individuals experiencing them. The church’s temptation is simply to reject anything that seems new or different. If that is all we do, however, then we will be withholding the compassionate ministry of the church from those under our care and throwing up barriers against those outside of the church—...

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