Heaven Hell and Loving the LGBT Community

Tim Keller Staffer On Heaven, Hell and Loving The LGTBQ Community

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.”

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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?

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