Do I have to go into the Wilderness? (Mark 1:9-17)
To think a congregation would not only declare that people can love who they want to love was a dream for me. But to think of congregations taking that even a step further to think about what it meant to live in the world as a person who is not heterosexual – well – that meant even more.
I know from my conversations with Derek that this decision came out of the witnessing the wilderness that non-heterosexual people experience in trying to get married.
Derek made clear – this was a pastoral care decision.
This was a case where witnessing wilderness shaped your calling…