As a part of our attempt to equip Cities Church, the pastors have put together a list of links that will help you to think through what has happened, how we should respond, and what we may expect in the future. There are a lot of them, but they should provide a resource that you can return to as situations and questions arise.
Resources for Equipping the Church by Joe Carter
50 articles, videos, and messages covering the Supreme Court Decision, how we should respond, what’s coming next, talking to our family and friends, responding to questions about homosexuality, religious liberty implications, and practical advice for loving our neighbors. (David Schrock also has a lengthy round-up of articles)
When Obergefell Falls by Toby Sumpter
Pastor Toby Sumpter encourages Christians to not retreat but to boldly run out to meet the giant, confident that God will act.
After Obergefell—A Pastoral Letter by Jeff Meyers
Pastor Jeff Meyers pens a pastoral letter to his church on how to respond, in which he references John Piper’s response to the Supreme Court and on the uniqueness of homosexuality in the present cultural moment.
Which Culture War Should We Fight by Joe Rigney
Pastor Joe responds to columnist David Brooks on whether Christians should move on from the culture war oriented around issues of sexuality.
Like Cheap Cinder Block by Doug Wilson
Doug Wilson highlights three lies that we are being told in the aftermath of the Supreme Court decision.
Going With the Flow by Mark Steyn
Columnist Mark Steyn makes some very shrewd insights about the difficulty of swimming against the tide that ought to challenge us as Christians in our neighborhoods and workplaces.
Why Homosexuality Is Not Like Other Sins by Jonathan Parnell
Pastor Jonathan explains why our cultural situation presents an incomparable opportunity for the gospel to shine.
Watch from 55:22–01:16:10 in this interview with Russell Moore on C-SPAN (HT: Matt Smethurst), see why he thinks the church needs to recover the freakishness of our faith.