A personal paradigm shift Walking home alone, after speaking at my first gay rights rally in 2005, I couldn’t understand why I felt so empty and deflated. It wasn’t that I didn’t have the skills to communicate with a crowd. As a high-profile preacher in
Listen to the podcast interview I first saw Jay Bakker when he spoke at a conference held by the Gay Christian Network in Washington, D.C., in 2007. At that time, it was a big deal for Jay to be speaking before a crowd of gays
Read our interview with Tammy Faye’s son, Jay Bakker One of my heroes passed away this summer, on July 20, 2007. Tammy Faye Messner spent her years after the PTL Club scandal ostracized by many in the established church, and she said many times that
It seemed a small number to begin a global network (15 people in a lounge room in Surry Hills, Sydney) but Anthony Venn-Brown is optimistic growth will happen relatively quickly. Freedom 2 B(e) is a network that has been created to connect and support GLBTIQ
With the composition of a single two-paged letter I was able to lose the respect, support and love of an entire congregation of Christians. The faithful witness I maintained through twenty-seven years of service to a small group of believers came to nothing frightfully quickly.