Q&A: What is a better way to approach the statement, “Love the sinner, hate the sin”?

“With friends and family who are homosexual, the Christian narrative tends to be ‘love the sinner, hate the sin.’ But when someone’s identity is so interwoven with their sexual orientation, this message doesn’t work. Can you share a better way of thinking this through?”

We’ve all heard someone say it: Love the sinner, hate the sin. But is it kind? Is it even biblical? In a culture where sexuality is so closely intertwined with identity, cliches like this one often end up hurting the ones we want to love. Listen in as Juli shares a more compassionate, biblical approach.

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Publish Date: October 6, 2021