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“Stay Alive.” – A Believer’s Open Letter to the LGBT Community

By Jonathan Decker (Clinical Director, LMFT) Reading devastating reports of LGBT teens and adults who die, or attempt to die, by suicide because of a struggle to reconcile religion with sexuality, I need to speak up. I can only speak for myself, but if my voice contributes to a chorus that helps keeps even one of you alive and gives you hope, it's worth saying something. I speak to struggling LGBT ...[Read More]

Want to Save Marriage and Religious Freedom? Leave Gay Marriage Alone

Want to Save Marriage and Religious Freedom? Leave Gay Marriage Alone

By Jonathan Decker (Clinical Director, LMFT) I got an email recently from a Christian newsletter I subscribe to. While I share their enthusiasm for Christ and for families, this particular message was disturbing. They wanted me to join them in trying to overturn the Supreme Court ruling legalizing gay marriage. They want to put things back the way they used to be. As a Bible-believing, Jesus-lovin ...[Read More]