Category: Theology

FaithLGBTTheology

“But the Bible Says…” is not a reason…

The conversation around LGBTQ inclusion has definitely developed rapidly in the past few years. The Reformation Project has gotten more recognition. As has The Gay Christian Network (soon to change its name) and hashtags like FaithfullyLGBT, we're no longer in the closet. We're quite visible. And what's more, churches are beginning to engage in conversations surrounding sexuality and gender. More people are curious to know what "the other side" thinks. (And so many folks have this idea that if they have one gay friend, that it makes them an ally, or a good person at least, and excuse themselves from doing any other critical work.) And that's all very exciting. But I notice so many people get hung up on just one…