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Why does the church hate exclude the LGBTQ+?

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Published on Sep 15, 2019

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Red and yellow, black and white, they are precious in His sight. Straight or gay, trans or Bi, God is love and love is kind.

We have done a terrible job at the greatest commandment. We have turned our backs on and cast out those who dress different, have a different skin color, or who love in a unique way. We have taken a few scriptures and used them as a weapon against our fellow brothers and sisters.

Some might say it is “calling out sin”. Others may argue “they are accepted but not affirmed”. But every single person needs emotional support. How? By listening and learning to see past someone's sexual orientation into the heart of the created being, just as God does.

This week, David Hayward, “The Naked Pastor” is back to talk about how to love and listen to those who we have deemed as outcasts or unloveable. We discuss different sexual orientations, gender identities, and even skin tones and religions. David shares his story and how he came from a Pentecostal upbringing to realizing that God is an inclusive God who looks deeper than our surface: He looks at the heart.
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GUEST INFO:
David was baptized Anglican as a baby, came to faith in a Baptist church when he was a teenager, changed to Pentecostal in his late teens, married another Pentecostal named Lisa, was ordained Presbyterian, pastored a Vineyard church, went Independent, and planted others. He has a Masters in Theological Studies from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, as well as a Diploma in Religious Studies and Ministry from McGill University in Montreal.

In 2010 he left the professional paid clergy after almost 30 years of ministry. He is passionate about how people can find and follow their own spiritual path with courage and joy, as well as in how people can freely gather and form community in healthy ways.

From david - “I help people lose their faith without losing their minds. I help people undress their religion to the core essential of their own unique spirituality. I call this spiritual independence”.

Visit David’s Site: https://nakedpastor.com
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WEEKLY QUESTION/s:
• Do you know a gay or transgender person? If so, would you be willing to take the time to listen?

We’d love to hear from you! send your response to mail@therecklesspursuit.com or find us on social media! Links below!
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