M.D. Perkins is Research Fellow of Church and Culture for the American Family Association. Since joining AFA in 2014, M.D.’s primary role has been with American Family Studios where he has written, produced, and directed a number of documentaries.
M.D. is a graduate of Savannah College of Art and Design where he studied filmmaking. He produced and directed The God Who Speaks (2018) and he was a producer on In His Image: Delighting in God’s Plan for Gender and Sexuality (2020). His book (2022) gives an in-depth look at the way the LGBT movement has impacted the church. His other writing on sexuality issues can be accessed at A Little Leaven. M.D. is married with four children and is an elder in his church.
We discuss how we arrived at a point in America where the church has been affirming sin and the Word of God has been watered-down and re-interpreted.
Dangerous Affirmation: The Threat of “Gay Christianity” by M.D. Perkins
Since 1968, the LGBT movement has made significant inroads into the Christian church. The affirming church movement has become mainstream through the erosion of mainline denominations. Queer theology has taken hold in many academic settings. The emergence of “gay celibate theology” is causing confusion in evangelical churches through its appeal to modern psychology and LGBT-lived experience. How did we get here? What does the Bible say about all of this?
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