These are my notes and reflections as I try to understand the Alliance Church and it’s relationship to Canadian society and politics.
Homosexuality, anti-gay ideologies, anti-transgender doctrine
I currently have several hypotheses that I’m entertaining about the Alliance Church. Several of these, the Harm Hypotheses and the Harm Hypotheses (strong and weak versions) are about the doctrines and practices regarding gay and transgender folks.
May 21, 2015
Lately, I’ve had some push back from some folks who doubt that the Alliance Church is anti-gay. I’ve been looking into the issue of harm and hate for so long that I’ve forgotten that some folks don’t simply know the very basic teachings of the church. To some degree, I understand the confusion. Alliance Church […]
May 16, 2015
One idea for trying to research the harm done to gay and transgender people who grow up in the Alliance Church is to research folks who have left the church. It’s possible, for instance, to publicize a call out to folks who: grew up in the Alliance Church, and made a choice to leave because […]
May 16, 2015
Being gay is just as healthy and normal as being straight.1 But amongst some subcultures in America, it’s commonplace to believe otherwise. But even within mainstream culture, straight folks don’t do a very good job of really thinking about the violence, harm and ridicule that gay folks face. Similarly so for the lack of understanding […]