The name of the site is "Christian Gays" simply because of my lack of knowledge back then of all the other non-binary people that God has created to enhance our existence. If you read "gay" please know that it is inclusive of all non-binary people. Please feel welcome here whatever your gender or sexual identity.
Whosoever is embarking on an exciting new phase of its existence. After a four-year hiatus, the website that was founded by Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge 22 years ago as the online version of her groundbreaking LGBT-positive Christian magazine is undergoing a transformation.
Mark also attends a Pentecostal-Charismatic church. Republish our articles for free, online or in print, under Creative Commons licence. And how do pastors care for LGBT people in their congregations, and include them in the life of the church?
The Q Christian Fellowship or QCF is an ecumenical Christian ministry focused on serving lesbianbisexualgaytransgenderqueerand straight ally Christian persons. It was re-branded in to better reflect the diversity of the ministry and community they serve. As of Augustthe organization has over 30, members around the world. The average size of attendance at the annual conference is about 2, people.
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Until recent decades, same-sex behavior was placed in the same category with gluttony or drunkenness — as a vice of excess anyone might be prone to — not as the expression of a sexual orientation. Celibacy is a gift, not a mandate. The Bible honors celibacy as a good way of living — Jesus was celibate, after all — but it also makes clear that celibacy must be a voluntary choice.
It has grown into a 20,member organization working to "share Christ's light and love for all. Through conferences, videos, podcasts, social media, and our website at GayChristian. NetGCN provides resources and support to Christians all around the worldmany of whom have no other support in their areas.
Conservative believers—gay and straight—are increasingly facing a painful dilemma: affirm what they have traditionally understood Scripture to say, or affirm what they increasingly see to be true about their gay friends and loved ones. God and the Gay Christian shows a third way—one that honors those who are different and the authority of Scripture. In this carefully researched and important book, Matthew Vines makes a compelling case for biblically-grounded responses to such questions as: How could traditional beliefs have been wrong for thousands of years on such an important topic?