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TikTok Series: Unlearning Christian Homophobia

Many assume that Christianity has always condemned homosexuality, but what if that’s wrong? After all, the term “homosexual” never appears in the original languages of the Bible. The first time the word was (mis)translated into the Bible was in 1946.

Sodom and Gomorrah, Leviticus, and some of the letters of Paul are frequently used as “clobber texts” against our LGBTQIA siblings, but those Biblical passages have nothing to do with same-sex committee relationships that today we call homosexuality.

So we invite you to take a minute (or about 16 of them) and watch these one-minute TikTok videos of Pastor Adam helping us unlearn Christian homophobia.

Part 1: Romans 1 is a setup for
Romans 2. Don’t fall for it.

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Unlearning Christian Homophobia Pt 1: Romans 1 is a setup for Romans 2. Don't fall for it. [repost]

♬ original sound - Pastor Adam

Part 2: Romans 1 and
Natural Homosexuality

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Unlearning Christian Homophobia Pt 2: Romans 1 and Natural Homosexuality

♬ original sound - Pastor Adam

Part 2.5: Romans 1 Is Not
About Homosexuality

Part 3: Leviticus Pt 1 – Picking
and Choosing Like Jesus

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Unlearning Christian Homophobia Part 3: Leviticus Pt 1 - Picking and Choosing Like Jesus

♬ original sound - Pastor Adam

Part 4: How Homophobia Picks
and Chooses from Leviticus

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Unlearning Christian Homophobia Pt 4: How Homophobia Picks & Chooses from Leviticus

♬ original sound - Pastor Adam

Part 5: Leviticus is Not
About Homosexuality

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Unlearning Christian Homophobia Pt 5: Leviticus is not about homosexuality.

♬ original sound - Pastor Adam

… the term “homosexual” never appears in the original languages of the Bible.

Part 6: Sodom & Gomorrah
Aren’t About Homosexuality

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Unlearning Christian Homophobia Pt 6: Sodom & Gomorrah Aren't aboutHomosexuality. CW - They are about gang r4pe.

♬ original sound - Pastor Adam

Part 7:  Leviticus 20:13 Is
Not About Homosexuality

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Reply to @just....stick..it....in Unlearning Christian Homophobia Pt 7: Leviticus 20:13 Is Not About Homosexuality ##progressivechristianity

♬ original sound - Pastor Adam

Part 8: 1 Man & 1 Woman
Isn’t a Law (Genesis 2)

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Reply to @user07670496 Unlearning Christian Homophobia Pt 8: One Man and One Woman Isn't a Law. (Genesis 2)

♬ original sound - Pastor Adam

Part 9: Why Jesus Is
Cursing Christianity

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Reply to @user0k7j1rulbz Unlearning Christian Homophobia Part 9: Why Jesus Is Cursing Christianity ##progressivechristianity

♬ original sound - Pastor Adam

Part 10: 1 Corinthians 6:9 Is
About Sex Slavery and Rape

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Unlearning Christian Homophobia Pt 10: 1 Corinthians 6:9 Is about S3x Slavery and R4pe

♬ original sound - Pastor Adam

Part 11: Paul and “Arsenokoitai”
(1 Cor & 1 Tim)

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Unlearning Christian Homophobia Pt 11: Paul and "Arsenokoitai" (1 Cor & 1 Tim) ##progressivechristianity ##basicchristianity

♬ original sound - Pastor Adam

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Part 12: Why LGBTQIA Folks
Are Included In the Church

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Unlearning Christian Homophobia Pt 12: Why LGBTQIA Folx Are Incuded In the Church ##basicchristianity ##progressivechristianity

♬ original sound - Pastor Adam

Part 13: What Is
a Sodomite?

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Unlearning Christian Homophobia Pt 13: What Is a Sodomite? ##progressivechristianity ##basicchristianity

♬ original sound - Pastor Adam

Part 14: The Curious Case
of Paul

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Unlearning Christian Homophobia Pt 14: The Curious Case of Paul

♬ original sound - Pastor Adam

Part 15: Review of
Romans 1:26-27

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Reply to @user0k7j1rulbz Unlearning Christian Homophobia Part 9: Why Jesus Is Cursing Christianity ##progressivechristianity

♬ original sound - Pastor Adam

Part 16: What Version of the
Bible Do You Recommend?

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Answer to @variousnefarious Unlearning Christian Homophobia Pt 16: What Version of the Bible Do You Recommend?

♬ original sound - Pastor Adam