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Mobile Ed: AP371 A Biblical Response to Homosexuality (4 hour course)
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Mobile Ed: AP371 A Biblical Response to Homosexuality (4 hour course)

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Lexham Press 2017

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Get equipped to respond truthfully and graciously to the topic of homosexuality and to those who are a part of the LGBT community. Sean McDowell examines some of the preliminary issues, such as whether or not homosexuality is a gospel issue, whether or not homosexuality is the unforgiveable sin, and why many people have adopted the revisionist view of homosexuality. Gain profound insight and practical advice while applying biblical evidence to common objections to pertinent passages in Genesis, Romans, and 1 Corinthians.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion you should be able to:

  • Learn to approach the issue of homosexuality biblically and with a deep sense of compassion

Course Outline

Unit 1: Introducing a Biblical Response to Homosexuality

  • Introducing a Biblical Response to Homosexuality: Part 1
  • Introducing a Biblical Response to Homosexuality: Part 2

Unit 2: Why Pick on This Issue?

  • Aren’t All Sins Equal?
  • Why People Have Embraced the Revisionist View of Homosexuality
  • Tactics of the Revisionist Movement
  • Is This a Gospel Issue?

Unit 3: Biblical Evidence

  • Assumptions of the Revisionist Movement
  • Why Doesn’t the Bible Address Homosexuality More?
  • Why Didn’t Jesus Address Homosexuality?
  • Framing the Issue: God Has a Design for Sex
  • 10 Truths from Flame of Yahweh
  • Is the Genesis Account Still Applicable?
  • Sodom and Gomorrah (Gen 19:1–11)
  • Common Objections to Sodom and Gomorrah and Conclusion (Gen 19:1–11)
  • Levitical Passages (Lev 18:22, 20:13)
  • Common Objections to Levitical Passages (Lev 18:22, 20:13): Part 1
  • Common Objections to Levitical Passages (Lev 18:22, 20:13): Part 2
  • Romans 1:26–27 and Common Objections: Part 1
  • Romans 1:26–27 and Common Objections: Part 2
  • Romans 1:26–27 and Common Objections: Part 3
  • 1 Corinthians 6:9–11

Unit 4: Responding to Common Objections and Questions

  • Experience and Reconsidering Interpretation of Scripture
  • Sexual Orientation: A New Concept for the Church to Address
  • Celibacy Is a Gift, Not a Mandate
  • No Normative Doctrine of Gender Complementarity
  • Greater Inclusion of Gender and Sexual Minorities
  • Pederasty, Abuse, and Prostitution
  • Marriage: Keeping Covenant and Christ’s Love for the Church
  • Are People Born Gay?
  • Can You Be Gay and Christian?
  • Can I Attend a Gay Wedding?
  • What If a Gay Couple Comes to My Church?
  • What Are Resources for Further Study?
  • What Do We Do?

Product Details

  • Title: AP371 A Biblical Response to Homosexuality
  • Instructor: Sean McDowell
  • Publisher: Lexham Press
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Product Type: Logos Mobile Education
  • Resource Type: Courseware, including transcripts, audio, and video resources
  • Courses: 1
  • Video Hours: 4

About the Instructor

Dr. Sean McDowell is assistant professor of Christian apologetics at Biola University. He also teaches a high school Bible class, which gives him exceptional insight into the prevailing culture that he can impart to fellow educators, pastors, and parents alike. In 2008 he received the Educator of the Year award for San Juan Capistrano, California. The Association of Christian Schools International has awarded Exemplary Status to his apologetics training, and he is listed among the top 100 apologists. McDowell graduated summa cum laude from Talbot Theological Seminary with a double master’s degree in theology and philosophy and earned a PhD in apologetics and worldview studies from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

McDowell has appeared as a guest on radio shows such as Family Life Today, Point of View, Stand to Reason, Common Sense Atheism, and The Hugh Hewitt Show. He is the author, coauthor, or editor of over eighteen books, including A New Kind of Apologist, Same-Sex Marriage: A Thoughtful Approach to God’s Design for Marriage, and Is God Just a Human Invention? He has written several books with his father, Josh McDowell, including The Unshakable Truth and More Than a Carpenter. He is the general editor for the Apologetics Study Bible for Students and has contributed to YouthWorker Journal, Decision Magazine, and the Christian Research Journal. Follow the dialogue with Sean McDowell as he blogs regularly at

Getting the most out of Mobile Ed

Logos Mobile Education is a highly effective cross-platform learning environment that integrates world class teaching with the powerful study tools and theological libraries available in Logos Bible Software. Every course provides links to additional resources and suggested readings that supplement the lecture material at the end of every transcript segment. This course comes with an Activities resource that functions as a type of “workbook” for the course. This resource includes learning activities such as: places for you to respond to reflection questions, exercises that will challenge and show you how deepen your understanding of this course by using specific Logos tools and resources, tutorial videos on different features of Logos Bible Software, and links to relevant Logos guides and tools. A link to open the Activities resource is conveniently placed at the end of every segment.