Relate—Don't Debate

The Nines Conference 2014


In this 4-minute session from The Nines Conference 2014, Andy Wood, Lead Pastor at South Bay Church in San Jose, California, reminds us that the highest mandate of the church is to make disciples. Because of this, ministering within the realm of same-sex issues is another part of the discipleship process.


Which of Andy's points did you find most impactful? Why?
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What did the Lord reveal to you through this message? (Did you gain a fresh insight in how to approach the issue of sexuality within your context? What challenged you? Were you convicted of sin?)
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How were you encouraged through this message? How can you use what you’ve learned to address sexuality biblically—in your personal life, at work, or at church—and equip others as disciples of Christ?
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How, practically, can you implement what you heard from this message in your life and/or ministry today? What changes will you make in your approach to biblical sexuality as a result of what you’ve just heard?
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Any time we approach the topic of same-sex marriage, we have to remember that it is not merely an abstract idea, but a human reality for many within our midst today. As you seek to minister to those pursuing a gay lifestyle, look for opportunities to build relationships along the way. Keep yourself from speaking truth at the expense of making a difference in someone else's life.


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