Gay and Christian (1)
“Mum? Dad? How do I become a Christian?”
The question of a four year old in an evangelical Christian home.
Faith has always been incredibly important to me. It is the foundation of my identity, a compass for my choices and my reason for persevering. My faith, more than anything, defines me. In the evangelical tradition sexuality was a taboo subject when I was growing up. All I ‘knew’ was that homosexuality was wrong, and it was assumed knowledge that people from broken homes or who had an abusive upbringing might ‘choose’ to be gay. Children in Christian homes would…