Jordan Neely, Conversion Therapies, Christian College Cancel Culture
KTF Weekly Newsletter
We’re going to get right into it this week. Here are this week’s highlights as we seek to leave colonized faith for the kingdom of God.
I am grateful to be part of a faith community that does not shy away from controversial topics. But as we dove into a ten-week series on sexuality, I found myself feeling anxious about what specifically would be said from the front about LGBTQ+ Christians. I was exceptionally grateful for this past Sunday’s sermon, which starts at about 31:00 in this video. Our congregational Pastor, Andre Grey, did not insist on policing our behavior and sexual practice, but invited us all to faithfully wrestle with Jesus as Lord over our sexuality and spirituality because they are bound together. He also explicitly confessed the church’s hypocrisy, naming of our perpetration of and complicity in unjust actions against queer Christians. Leaving colonized faith must include faithful engagement with our sexuality free from harmful and destructive, man-made ideologies, and I pray we would all find communities to do that with.
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