We are a little shocked when we learn that the majority of members in one of the most conservative Presbyterian denominations accepts homosexuality. A bit of a controversy arises among PCA leaders surrounding the pride marches. Shall we street preach or pass out water bottles to the pride marches? Would we pass out water bottles and food to predator men who are picking up underaged girls on the beaches? Kevin Swanson warns about endless discussions on strategies in reaching out to sinners with the Gospel. However, there should be something of an assessment of the hardness of hearts in various contexts. WWJD? Would Jesus do acts of mercy and miracles in Capernaum given the hardness of men’s hearts? This introduces an important discussion on the definition of love. Do we coddle people in their sins, or introduce the Gospel to them?
Homeschooled himself in the 1960's and 70's, Kevin Swanson and his wife, Brenda, are now homeschooling their five children. Since graduating from his homeschool and then serving as student body president of a large west coast university, he has gone on to other leadership positions in corporate management, church, and other non-profits.