the members and participants of a gay-positive church". Historically, from the earliest days, Christians have taught that same-sex acts are contrary to Biblical teaching: Tertullian (155. He characterized some of his leading conclusions from the data as follows: 127 "People who portray gay adults as godless, hedonistic, Christian bashers are not working with the facts. 128 Barna concluded, "The data indicates that millions of gay people are interested in faith but not in the local church and do not appear to be focused on the traditional tools and traditions that represent the comfort zone of most churched Christians." And that. Archived from the original on 28 February 2008. Wels Topical. A b Criteria for the Discernment of Vocation for Persons with Homosexual Tendencies, 2 Archived 25 February 2008 at the Wayback Machine. Barrie also informs us that he is a social worker whose aim at all times is the welfare of all children born through surrogacy ( here ). " New Poll Shows Gays and Lesbians Believe in God." ReligionDispatches. This childs right should trump all adult selfish interests and rights, straight or gay. It promotes dialogue and respect, as well as sensitization in order to better understand homosexuals. 57 Some evangelical churches accept homosexuality and celebrate gay weddings. "Scivias Columba Hart and Jane Bishop, translators; New York: Paulist Press, 1990 Homosexuality and Christianity Johansson, Warren (1992). What else could you ask for? Retrieved 12 November 2011. European Forum of lgbt Christian Groups Archived 23 February 2010 at the Wayback Machine. Marriage and Family in the Biblical World By Ken. Sex, Love Homophobia, published by Amnesty International UK, 2005, foreword by Desmund Tutu.