Here’s the thing about being an LGBTQ ally

I’ve been trying to figure out for a while now what it means to be an LGBTQ ally. What it means to be an ally as an English teacher/writer. What it means to be an ally as a Jesus follower. What it means to be an ally as Suzanne. What it means to be an ally as someone who reads and believes the Bible. And in all of this figuring-out time I’ve been leaning heavily on the excuse that I’m not sure what my role is here in this community. I’ve been riled up to inaction.

As a Church (in general and in the United States), we have taken a stand against homosexuality because we believe the Bible has taken a stand against homosexuality. But you know what else the Bible has taken a stand against? Divorce.

People I know (including myself) have become frustrated with the Church because her…

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