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Finding Belonging as a Sexual Minority

Finding Belonging as a Sexual Minority

Forrest Johnson loves Jesus because He loved him first. He lives and works in Orlando, Florida and loves quality time with his friends and recently attended Revoice 2019 where that happened in abundance. Check out his reflections on the conference as a sexual minority.

Suffering for the Sake of Gay Christians

Suffering for the Sake of Gay Christians

Following Christ looks like volitionally accepting suffering for the sake of others. So in response to the dissatisfaction of our current circumstances and the likelihood that (no matter what we do) we will not see the promised land—in response to that, what if Jesus is inviting us to suffer?

Pastors, Please Don't Look Away

Pastors, Please Don't Look Away

Will is a 17-year-old gay Christian, and Frank is a 60-year-old gay Christian. I’m not using their real names, but their stories are very real. Separately, the two emailed me back and forth over a weekend, and by the fourth email, I couldn't help feeling some deja vu. At times, it felt like I was talking to the same person, just 43 years apart. They both struggle mightily to obey Christ’s teachings and find joy as gay Christians, and neither of them feel like their church has anything meaningful to offer them.

Boy Erased Review: Church, Repent

Boy Erased Review: Church, Repent

Boy Erased highlights a theologically and psychologically destructive school of thought. The practice of gay conversion therapy has led millions of LGBT+ Christians to lose their faith and commit suicide. And these ideas and practices continue today, albeit in more subtle ways. The Church must repent of what we have done, and we must make sure it never happens again.

Becoming the Church for Sexual Minorities

Becoming the Church for Sexual Minorities

So what should the Church become? And how do we do this? This next series of posts will explore how we must think differently and how we must love differently so that we can become the Church where sexual minorities belong.