How Should Christians Respond to Pride Month?

RainingFaithCo
5 min readJul 8, 2022

In addressing the LGBTQ community, As Christians we have 2 responsibilities: speaking the truth in love and loving and respecting their humanity.

Speaking the truth in love:

The bible commands people to speak the truth in love (Ephesians 4:15). Because of this Christians have the responsibility to confront all sin both heterosexual and homosexual. Scripture says that homosexuality is a sin and that God created humanity in his image, both male and female (Genesis 1–2). While we as Christians stand on these truths and affirm them, scripture also tells us that all of humanity has fallen short of the glory of God (Rom 1–2), this means that all people, regardless of their sexual orientation, are sinners in need of Christ.

How would you address someone in heterosexual sin? you would give them the Gospel. How would you address someone in homosexual sin? By giving them the Gospel. Christ promises to forgive the sins of all who comes to him ( John 36:37–39)

PRIDE MONTH:

In America, June is designated for this celebration of non-traditional sexuality and gender expression. Pride Month also seeks to recognize contributions of LGBTQ-identifying persons. It’s important to stand for biblical ideals. We ought not celebrate what Scripture condemns. When sexuality and gender are filtered through unbiblical cultural views, and based on our emotions and ideas, the best tactic for Christians isn’t to condemn and shame them, nor is it to follow along with their ideas or their opinions to make them happy.

As the name suggests, Pride events presume that behaviors and attitudes once considered immoral should be embraced, even cheered, rather than being criticized. This is not the sole purpose of Pride Month events; activists also intend to remind people that history’s important contributors include those identified with LGBTQ ideas. Events such as parades and rallies are common. Pride flags-a series of colored bars representing homosexuality and transgenderism-are flown in some communities. The concept of Pride Month has been heavily commercialized; many companies incorporate Pride Month imagery in packaging, social media, and so forth. Bible- believing Christians often feel they need to do something or say something to counter…

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