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.
All too often, ineffective or dangerous remedies no longer saleable in the West are exported to Africa, says Savi Hensman. The notion that homosexuality can be 'cured' is just one example. Christians should not be implicated in the suffering and abuse that results.
Mary Douglas Glasspool (when her appointment is confirmed and she is consecrated) and Eva Brunne will face challenges as bishops, says Savi Hensman. But they will also be a liberation for Anglicanism and for a truer biblical understanding of sexuality.