Then it hit me. That feeling I’ve felt far too often over the past twenty-seven years. Shame. I noticed an attractive player on one of the teams, and then a painful void opened up in my gut.
Through our “For Women, By Women” campaign, EQUIP is raising funds to empower Lindsey Snyder to develop resources for gay Christian women by gay Christian women. As part of that campaign, we’re sharing the stories of gay Christian women and the need for better resources. Ashley serves as a missionary with her husband through Youth With a Mission in Latin America. Check out her story about being a bisexual Christian woman committed to a traditional sexual ethic.
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.
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 often get this question from gay people they are serving: Do you think I chose to be gay? Or just as commonly asked: Do you think people are born gay or choose to be gay?
Jessica Chilous is a follower of Jesus, wife, and joyful mother of five in Nashville, TN. She is a member of a local missional community committed to loving gay people in her city, and she recently attended Revoice 2019. Check out her reflections as a straight married Christian woman.