Divergent: Honouring God with our bodies (1 Corinthians 6:12-20), part of a series preaching through Paul’s first letter to the Corinthians in the evening service at BEC. The big theme in these verses, of course, is faithful living in the area of human sexuality. Download mp3, ogg.
It is with some trepidation that I wade into this topic. I am, after all, a man and have the easiest part by far in the business of bringing a child into existence. I’m also aware that some women and men are forced to make truly heartbreaking moral choices: if that is you, please don’t read even a whisper of judgement into my words; they are not for you. But I am also a father, a theologian, and a scientist. And wherever you stand on the issue, it seems to me that the public debate on abortion in this country is of very poor quality.