A while back I mentioned a Chicago pastor who was writing about mission and the LGBTQ community. I really feel strongly that this is an important issue. For too long the church has been at opposite ends of the spectrum when it comes to the LGBTQ community, either “welcoming and affirming” or “welcoming and not affirming.” David is arguing for a third way, “welcoming and mutually transforming” and I think he’s doing a fantastic job.
His latest two posts have been great:
You can check out the entire series thus far right here.
*It should be noted for those of you reading who wouldn’t identify yourselves as “within” the Church/Christ that this discussion might not make a whole lot of sense to you and that is completely understandable.