What should we teach our children? God designed two sexes male and female—He did not create four sexes. Republish our articles for free, online or in print, under Creative Commons licence. The majority of research on this topic shows that children or adolescents raised by same-sex parents fare equally as well as those raised by opposite-sex parents on a wide range of social, emotional, health and academic outcomes. Jennifer was a co-author on two papers cited in this document, as disclosed in the text. As outlined by the American Sociological Association, the study removed all divorced, single, and step-parent families from the heterosexual group, leaving only stable, married, heterosexual families as the comparison. We respect those who wish to deny the truth of Scripture.
While it is true that gay couples can raise children, and can adopt needy children, they will not, however, multiply a godly legacy when they are living in rebellion to God.
At the end of the rainbow: Rather, Allen says that, due to sampling bias and small sample sizes in the existing body of work, there is currently no conclusive scientific evidence demonstrating that children raised by same-sex couples do better or worse than children raised by heterosexual couples. In addition, gay couples cannot model what God designed for a child to experience growing up: From the moment God created marriage, it was designed with a man and woman in mind.
The members of the Trinity exist in community together at the most intimate level, for while they are Three, they are One.