Note: The “Anglican Pastor” site is not (yet?) a member of YTG, but we found this article Christ-centered and encouraging .
There is lots of confusion in our culture today about bathrooms, gender, and sexual identity and what makes up our humanness. Are we just a collection of biological features that can be changed, chemically adapted or surgically altered? How much choice does one really have? What is gender? Is it a movable category? What role does it play in our lives?
This morning we woke to the bracing news that the Obama Administration is pressing this confusion forward. They are liquidating the lines between genders. Boys can now fully mix with girls and vice versa in bathrooms, locker rooms, and other places. Children in public schools, who are too young to drink, drive, or be deployed, now suddenly have the maturity, insight, and self-awareness to determine their gender for themselves. (Presumably with parental approval.)
But for the Christian, gender is not a moral category. It is not a civil right. It is a fact of creation…and we should be thankful for it.
Consider the unique way that God used a specific gender to save the world. God sent His Son into the world to be born of a woman. Not to be silly about it, but Jesus wasn’t hatched. He didn’t just appear…. [Read more at http://anglicanpastor.com/gender-sex-and-bathrooms/ ]
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