Messy Grace: How a Pastor with Gay Parents Learned to Love Others Without Sacrificing Conviction

By | February 22, 2018
Messy Grace: How a Pastor with Gay Parents Learned to Love Others Without Sacrificing Conviction Author Caleb Kaltenbach
ISBN-10 1601427360
ISBN-13 9781601427366
Year 2015-10-20
Pages 224
Language English
Publisher WaterBrook
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Sometimes grace gets messy Caleb Kaltenbach was raised by LGBT parents marched in gay pride parades as a youngster and experienced firsthand the hatred and bitterness of some Christians toward his family But then Caleb surprised everyone including himself by becoming a Christianand a pastor Very few issues in Christianity are as divisive as the acceptance of the LGBT community in the church As a pastor and as a person with beloved family members living a gay lifestyle Caleb had to face this issue with courage and grace Messy Grace shows us that Jesuss command to love your neighbor as yourself doesnt have an exception clause for a gay neighboror for that matter any other neighbor we might find it hard to relate to Jesus was able to love these people and yet still hold on to his beliefs So can you Even when its messy Messy Grace is an important contribution to the conversation about sexual identity for churches and leaders Caleb s story is surprising and unique and he weaves it together compellingly He states his views clearly leaves room for disagreement and champions love no matter where you are in this conversation Jud Wilhite Sr Pastor Central Christian Church

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