I spent much of my life clinging onto an “ex-gay” narrative. The story went like this: Being Christian and being gay are incompatible because the bible “clearly” teaches that homosexuality is a sin. Since we all know that sin separates us from God, ultimately sending us to hell, those of us with “same-sex attractions” have … Continue reading When I was ex-gay
Yesterday on my morning commute, I listened to an episode of The Bible For Normal People. This podcast has provided me a way to regularly engage a question I’ve been exploring for many years. Pete and Jared pose it this way: What is the Bible? And what do we do with it? The episode’s topic … Continue reading Through the lens of love
Imagine fighting for your right to exist every day in spaces that claim they are “welcoming” or “inclusive.” You sit in your college theology class, or attend a special event featuring a renowned biblical scholar, or stand to pass the peace in your place of worship. The message is “God loves everyone.” The branding is … Continue reading All Are Welcome: Does ‘all’ mean all?
Guest content by Carla Sofia Vargas Sandoval Hi, my name is Carla Sofía Vargas. I’m from Nicaragua and I’ve started an initiative that seeks to start conversations and spaces towards LGBTIQ inclusion in Central America’s Christian churches. Under my alias La Mechuda, I create content in Spanish & LGBTIQ resources for my Facebook Page, YouTube Channel, … Continue reading LGBTIQ Christians in Central America