Tweet Many of the readers of Canyonwalker Connections and my friends were a part of InterVarsity (IV) Christian Fellowship during their college years. During a 60 year history in almost 600 universities and colleges, IV has been influential in the spiritual growth of hundreds of thousands of young adults. Sadly, with a less-than-inclusive policy for […]
Tweet Exodus International is a “worldwide network of men and women who have found freedom from homosexuality, and the largest Christian ministry dealing with this topic in the world today.” At 25, Mary was in absolute despair and believed she was alone as a Christian struggling with lesbianism. She had been involved in several […]
Tweet I hike, think, pray, read and sometimes, I even listen to God on trails. Some strange thoughts marinate along those many miles. I have been thinking about this particular post for about six months. A few days ago, I read a prophetic word and knew it was time to write this. I believe, because […]
Tweet In the past decade, I have gone from being a comfortable friend of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community (LGBT) to becoming a visible advocate. The gay community I had been warned about was not the gay community I came to know; the exclusionary practices of the Christian church were unsettling to the sense of […]
Tweet In 2001, if you had asked me, “Kathy, can you be gay and Christian?” I would have hedged a bit and fallen on the side of “No”. I did not have any close relationships with gay people nor had I ever studied the issue in the Bible. I did not even know one gay […]
Fear blinds us, fear prevents love, fear causes hate and destruction. The Bible tells us the opposite of love is fear. If you are not loving the person that looks the least like you, the problem is you. No excuses. We need to get this right and stop blaming “others”. Jesus offered no caveats on the treatment of others.
We lump the GLB and T communities together, but are the issues the same? All want equality and freedom to live as they were created to be, but the issues are not the same. For the GL and B people, it is about sexual attraction. For Transgenders, the issue is gender identity. What do you know about the group and what might the Bible say about them?
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