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This Month's Featured Story
On February 17, 2019, Pastor Ray Waters at the Village Church in Atlanta interviewed me. We discussed my life history regarding being a Christian gay man, including my coming-out experience. Although brief, it gives an overview of how I new I was different at age 10, repressed my sexual orientation, married Nancy and lived successfully in a mixed orientation marriage for 35 years, and then came-out as a gay man after her death in early 2017. I hope that my transparancy will be helpful to others who are trying to navigate their own difficult journey in life.
In my early ministry at First Baptist and career as a mental health professional, I promoted mixed orientation marriage and celibacy as the two options for a gay Christian. I didn’t realize at the time that my loyalty to conservative evangelical theological...read more
Recently, someone I care a lot about told me, "I'll take you to task on that! Just go back to the beginning in Genesis Chapter 2.". Their comment was in response to my statement: "There is a Christian theology of human sexuality that includes a love (not lust) based...read more
The church is “the Body of Christ”. I love Jesus, and I love His church. I have spent most of my adult life as a member of the Body of Christ, serving people who make up “the Body of Christ”, while also ministering to those who do not yet know Jesus. Based on some...read more