Casey Fulgenzi a staffer for Pastor Tim Keller, has come out saying that he doesn’t believe that homosexuality is a sin, nor will it send you to hell. He also advocated for one, human bathroom rather than continuing to debate on the subject. “We mustn’t cling to antiquated ways of reasoning and separation that have long reached their time. We should think, dream, and pray about how we can be more ‘whole’ in our treatment of people.”
Why This Story Matters For Church Leaders:
There is no more defining issue in our generation than how our country and our church engage homosexuality, leaders need to understand and speak openly with their staff on this topic.
- Set up to Succeed– Is your church welcoming of people who are different than your typical attendee?
- Holistic treatment– Does your church have a whole and complete approach to embracing the LGTBQ community?
- Discussion- Every great ministry starts with conversation, is this topic something you regularly talk about as a church or in small groups?
What can your church do to make peace with the marginalized groups in your area?
Find this story interesting? It’s just one of dozens of stories great leaders are reading about this week in Ministry Briefing! All readers of my blog can get the next four issues of Ministry Briefing for just $1!
Who doesn’t want to be a better leader, right? But it takes time to develop and learn new leadership insights. And it takes an intelligent plan. Ministry Briefing puts everything you need to develop your leadership in your hands each month. You’ll find the top 40 resources nicely summarized and fully linked so that you can drill-down on your specific areas of interest.
Great leaders learn from great leaders. Each week, our editors read hundreds of church leadership resources (the great, the not-so-great, and the ‘really’?) and pick only the best of the best to share in Ministry Briefing. You’ll learn great concepts and ideas from really sharp minds… things that will stretch and mold you into a better leader for your local church.
We’re not in the business of selling a bloated program or complicated process that guarantees (or suggests) that we’ll make you the next Andy Stanley. We don’t claim to be the best thing since sliced bread. We simply have a passion for the church and ministry and collecting the best resources we think can help you be a better church leader, one idea at a time. Great church leaders keep up on what’s happening in the big “C” church. We make it easy to keep your head out of the sand without wasting your time. Read this week’s full edition with your no-risk trial subscription now.