Bill Henson of Lead Them Home, Posture Shift, and Guiding Families joins Tom, Ryan, and Dean for a special guest discussion on loving LGBT+ people – both inside and outside the Church. How do we better understand LGBT-identifying people or those who experience same-sex attraction (SSA), and how do we love them well?

We learn some of Bill’s story from a business background to full-time LGBT+ outreach and ministry as he tells us about LTH, including the origin story (and challenges) of the name. He also shares why LTH settled on using “LGBT+” in their messaging, as opposed to “LGBTQ+” or any SSA-related terminology.

Tom and Dean jump in with some of their own stories from attending and participating in LTH’s Posture Shift events. Finally, Bill talks to us about justice initiatives and why justice should be an important issue for the Church.

We hope you enjoy our latest episode below: LOVING LGBT+ PEOPLE.

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Have you attended a Posture Shift event, and if so, what’s something you gained from the experience? How natural or challenging is it for you to love people in the LGBT+ community? Tell us a story if you’d be so bold . . .

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