Sunday, December 31, 2017

America’s Largest Churches Are Not LGBTQ-Affirming

Religion News reports:

Last October, evangelicalism was rocked by the launch of, an organization that reports churches’ LGBTQ+ policies and rates congregations based on their level of clarity. 

[On Dec. 29, 2017], they announced their most significant accomplishment to date: a detailed analysis of America’s 100 largest churches. Using Outreach Magazine’s popular annual list, CC’s staff uncovered three explosive insights about America’s mega-churches.

[The first was that n]one of America’s 100 largest churches are LGBTQ-affirming.

While progressive Christians often claim that same-sex issues have largely been settled, America’s mega-churches have apparently not received the memo. None of them have policies affirming same-sex people and relationships. This staggering statistic will doubtlessly provide firepower to conservative Christians who claim that LGBTQ+ affirmation is a slippery slope to liberalism and a congregation killer.
See full story here.

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