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Review for The Gay Christian Network, Raleigh, NC, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

GCN has been a great source of encouragement for me for many years, especially in this last year in which I lost my dad to cancer. The fellowship I have experienced at GCN has been an enormous comfort, and I know that GCN has been the same for many LGBT Christians, many of whom have been rejected by their own faith communities and even by family members and friends.

GCN is unique. Not only does it promote healthy dialogue on issues of Christian faith, but you'd be hard-pressed to find any other site on the web that supports LGBT Christians on two different sides of the great debate: Should LGBT Christians live celibate lives or can they be part of same-sex relationships in the same way as the majority of Christian heterosexuals would engage in heterosexual relationships?Many faith communities are not willing to engage in open dialogue on the matter. Because GCN is, LGBT Christians have a place to turn - for understanding, respect, welcome, prayer and fellowship.

As a member of GCN, I feel like the stigma of being gay has fallen. I feel like a normal guy, just a normal guy on a journey of faith.

I feel in my heart that GCN is part of big, big things: it's part of the emerging Church; it's part of the coming of the Kingdom.

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GCN is constantly proactively reviewing its goals, and this is really inspiring to see. Any changes or growth for the organization, I have faith I will see, and I know such evolution will occur in line with their mission and purpose.

Role:  General Member of the Public & GCN member since 2004.