This is a very important blog post. Hope it helps you.
I was in Palm Springs to present a keynote and workshop to psychotherapists who work with the LGBTQ population. My keynote was warmly received, as was my workshop about the evangelical church and its rejection of LGBTQ people.
One delightful couple talked with me after the workshop. They are from a city in the west where they work as psychotherapists. In my talk I mentioned that 100 percent of the 100 largest churches in the nation are non-affirming of LGBTQ people.
As we spoke, the couple mentioned that they were a part of a megachurch. I asked the name of the church, and when they told me, I said I used to have a friendship with their senior pastor. Not only that, but a little over a decade ago one of my family members served on their staff. The couple said they would say hello to the senior pastor for…
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