Faith, the Bible, and My Journey Towards full LGBTQ+ Affirmation

(photo by Aaron Burden / art by Jamie Arpin-Ricci)

By the time we planted our church, Little Flowers Community, in 2009, the shift in my thinking around sexuality had already begun to get more pronounced. While I still generally held to the “traditional view” when pressed about it, I avoided that specific question a great deal. In truth, with planting a new church, my energy and focus were largely directed elsewhere.