HuffPo: Willow Creek Drops Exodus International, ‘Ex-Gay’ Ministry
Rev. Dr. Cindi Love, our executive director, recently published an article on The Huffington Post entitled “Willow Creek Drops Exodus International, ‘Ex-Gay’ Ministry’”.
“Every wall is a door. Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising which tempt you to believe that your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to the end requires courage. –Ralph Waldo Emerson
Today is a red letter day at Soulforce, where I work. We practice relentless nonviolent resistance to religious oppression of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, their families and allies. One of the organizations with whom we have worked, Willow Creek Community Church, has finally ended its formal relationship with Exodus International.
News that the South Barrington megachurch (30,000 members) and its co-founder, Bill Hybels, have severed affiliation with Exodus, the world’s largest ex-gay ministry was under the radar until late June.
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