Sunday, December 4, 2011

LISTEN: Ex-"Gay" Stephen Black Discusses the "Gutless Gospel"

LISTEN: AFTAH Interview Stephen Black – Part Two – Criticizes 'Gutless,' Pro-'Gay' Gospel

"Does this mean you're not going to be gay anymore?"

LISTEN ONLINE HERE: http://americansfortruth.com/2011/07/15/aftah-interviews-stephen-black-part-two/

 Stephen Black, who left the homosexual lifestyle and has now been married 25 years, says Gospel truth must be preached to "gays," in the love and humility of Jesus Christ.

Here is Part Two of our pre-recorded interview with Stephen Black [click HERE to listen] of First Stone Ministries, based in Oklahoma City. This interview with Black (www.stephenblack.org), who once considered himself "gay," aired July 9, 2011. Stephen and AFTAH President Peter LaBarbera discuss the ideal of speaking the truth about homosexual sin, in the love of Christ. They criticize the soft, defensive message of "emergent" Christians like Andy Marin (author of "Love Is and Orientation") – as a false form of love bereft of biblical truth. (Marin is reluctant to call homosexual practice sinful and has launched an "I'm Sorry" campaign whereby evangelicals apologize to homosexuals (and others) for the alleged "homophobic" shortcomings of the Church; see the video of pro-same-sex-"marriage" evangelical Peggy Campolo currently at the top of Marin's blog HERE [dated July 14th].) Black and LaBarbera agree with ex-"gay" Andy Comiskey that the "emergent"-type approach like Marin's is a "gutless gospel."  Yet they also agree that harsh or insensitive Christians can preach a lot of truths about homosexuality. but without the love and humility demanded of those advancing the Gospel (Black says some have been "cruel and mean" toward homosexuals). Stephen gives a short version of his personal testimony, but in Part One of this interview he lays out his life story (including being molested as a boy) and exodus from homosexuality; click HERE for Part One.  You can visit the archive page containing all the AFTAH Hour interviews HERE.

P.S. LaBarbera has extended an open invitation to Andy Marin to appear on the AFTAH radio show, or speak/debate at at a neutral forum on the proper attitude of Bible-believing Christians toward people practicing homosexuality. We hope he accepts; you can contact Marin at info@themarinfoundation.org.

HOW TO LISTEN:  Left click once on the link below to play. Please note: This is an mp3 file, supported in most operating systems by Windows Media Player, Quick Time and/or I-Tunes.  Do not use Real Player.  It is not supported and there may be difficulty when listening with it.  (Please be patient, depending upon the speed of your internet connection it may take a moment or two to load.)  OR right click the link then "save target as" to download the whole show.

7-9-11, Stephen Black, Part Two

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LISTEN: AFTAH Interview with Former Homosexual Stephen Black – Part One

LISTEN ONLNE HERE: http://americansfortruth.com/2011/06/14/aftah-interview-with-stephen-black-part-one/

This is the first of a two-part interview with Stephen Black [clik HERE to listen], executive director of First Stone Ministries, and a man who left homosexuality behind. This show aired May 28, 2011, and was taped on May 25, the 25th anniversary of Black's marriage to wife Robin. Stephen tells of his exposure to pornography at a very young age, and an incident that led to taunts of being "queer." Then, at age nine, Stephen was molested by an adult man who was visiting the family. Later, he engaged in sex "games" with another boy. Black writes in his bio:

"The reason the Lord has reminded me of the things I went through was to demonstrate that, though many people claim they are born gay, it is childhood influences and not genetics that incline one to homosexuality. Many say that they have had desires for the same sex as long as they can remember. I was a very little boy when all this started in my life. I was opened up to sexual perversion and demonic influences at a very young age . Yet, I had never really thought about all these episodes until the Lord reminded me of them after coming out of homosexuality."

HOW TO LISTEN:  Left click once on the link below to play. Please note: This is an mp3 file, supported in most operating systems by Windows Media Player, Quick Time and/or I-Tunes.  Do not use Real Player.  It is not supported and there may be difficulty when listening with it.  (Please be patient, depending upon the speed of your internet connection it may take a moment or two to load.)  OR right click the link then "save target as" to download the whole show.

5-28-11, Stephen Black


 

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