Affirming Theology 101

Exploring the biblical case for inclusion

Are you seeking to better understand the biblical case for LGBTQ inclusion in the church? Join The Reformation Project for Affirming Theology 101, a four-part webinar series that will provide an accessible overview of the scriptural basis for affirming same-sex relationships and transgender people.

Anyone who makes a donation to our June Appeal will receive complimentary access to the entire webinar series. (The link to register will be included in your e-mailed donation receipt.) Your support helps us continue our vital work of promoting LGBTQ inclusion in the church!

Taught by Matthew Vines, our Executive Director, and Katherine Johnson, a biblical scholar and our Programming Coordinator, this series will explore key biblical passages and themes, addressing common questions and concerns along the way. The webinars will take place on four consecutive Tuesdays: June 11, June 18, June 25, and July 2, each running from 1:00-2:30pm Central. If you’re unable to attend live, recordings will be made available after each webinar.

Through this series, you will gain:

  • A deeper understanding of the biblical case for LGBTQ inclusion
  • Insights into the historical and cultural context of relevant Scripture passages
  • Tools for engaging in thoughtful, grace-filled dialogue around LGBTQ issues in the church
  • A renewed sense of hope and vision for an affirming Christian community that upholds the authority of Scripture

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to deepen your understanding of affirming theology. Register for Affirming Theology 101 by making a gift today and join us as we explore the biblical foundations for LGBTQ inclusion together!

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Series Overview

Week 1

Tuesday, June 11

Overview and Principles for Biblical Interpretation

Week 2

Tuesday, June 18

The Old Testament Texts (Genesis 1-2, Sodom and Gomorrah, and Leviticus 18:22 and 20:13)

Week 3

Tuesday, June 25

The New Testament Texts (Matthew 19:1-12, Romans 1:26-27, 1 Corinthians 6:9, 1 Timothy 1:10)

Week 4

Tuesday, July 2

Biblical Teachings on Marriage and Sexuality

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