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How to Make Your Church Safe for the LGBTQ+ Community

By Kyndall Rae Rothaus | May 24, 2019

Bad theology is killing people, and it must stop. LGBTQ youth, for example, who grew up in a faith community are more likely to take their lives than those who have not. Churches must be fully welcoming and affirming.

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Jonathan Merritt, author of "Learning to Speak God from Scratch," talks about the importance of speaking up at the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship's Advocacy in Action 2019 in New York City.

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By Robert Parham | January 22, 2002

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