The consecration of a partnered lesbian Anglican bishop in Los Angeles is not an aberration in Christian history, says Savi Hensman. It is a sign of God's grace and justice, and a reminder of many other witnesses to biblical truth and hope.
Acts of solidarity can offer opportunities for growth, to connect at a deeper level not only with other humans but also with the divine, says Savi Hensman, drawing upon recent events and biblical wisdom.
Church of Scotland members have been horrified by a hard-line minister’s attempt to equate the inclusion of gay people in the Church with Nazism, say those involved in preparing for the denomination's upcoming General Assembly.
The Anglican Consultative Council has been meeting in Kingston, Jamaica, writes Savi Hensman. But when will Christians really learn the harsh lessons about how hatred and homophobia are inimical to the Gospel?
The targeting and scapegoating of vulnerable groups can undermine the very values which are supposedly being defended, says Savi Hensman. She also sets out the strong Christian case against such practices.