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Bishop of Liverpool welcomes LGBT Christians

Bishop of Liverpool welcomes LGBT Christians

The Rt. Rev. Paul Bayes, Bishop of Liverpool, met with a group of LGBT Christians recently.

In his sermon he said,

God has called you to be people to proclaim his love in a nation and in a church which is moving so quickly in terms of what it thinks and how it acts towards (LGBT people)… that you can have a world where there is legal acceptance and homophobic violence all at once.

To hear the sermon in its entirety, and for more on the event, follow this link to A brave faith.


Posted by John B. Chilton

Image: Bishop Paul presented a print of a modern icon called Urban Mission by Yvonne Bell, which shows Jesus in a city among a diverse group of people, framed by the words from the Old Testament prophet Isaiah: “To bring good news to the poor, to bind up hearts that are broken, to proclaim liberty to captives, and comfort those who mourn.”
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