Posts with the tag “former-lgbtq”
Shining the spotlight
by Sarah Sedgwick on January 3rd, 2024
Today we simply wanted to shine. the spotlight on our TBGL groups, because we have a passion to ensure that no one who is on the journey of exploring sexuality and faith for themselves, feels alone. We want everyone to have access to a community of like-minded Christians who support and encourage each other. That is why we are so committed to our peer support (TBGL) groups. These groups allow lik...
Some of us choose to reject the world’s label
by Sarah Sedgwick on October 25th, 2023
In the UK there is still a lot of unrest around the proposed legislation for banning conversion therapy. The aim of those proposing this ban is “to improve the lives of LGBT people.”I am all for lives being improved and am against any form of psychological or physical abuse against anyone. I am also very mindful that not all LGBT people are the same, there are many different views, experiences a...
For such a time as this
by Sarah Sedgwick on November 1st, 2022
This weekend, members of the TBGL group will be flying in from around the world to attend our second annual retreat and we are delighted to have an opportunity to worship, learn, and grow together. Some outsiders have asked us what the group all about; the question either asked out of genuine interest, or as a more veiled question, suggesting perhaps that our group constitutes so called “conversio...
Products of Conversion Therapy??
by Sarah Sedgwick on September 30th, 2022
As Christians we live in challenging times, for members of the Rev12 project none more so than when we tell someone that we are former LGBTQ+. This immediately brings challenges and assumptions; the usual assumption being that we have been subjected to some kind of conversion therapy. Of course, most people don’t actually understand what is meant by that term, they have simply been indoctrinated...