At a special assembly of Mennonite Church USA on May 27-30 in Kansas City, Mo., delegates will consider lifting a ban on same-sex marriage and taking a more dramatic step if they expand the agenda to weigh a broad proposal for LGBTQ affirmation.
One of the functions of the “Repentance and Transformation” resolution is to tell the truth about the pain MC USA has caused its LGBTQ members. As a gay Mennonite, I want to tell you about my pain.
The Inclusive Mennonite Pastors group is right: Mennonite Church USA needs to have a substantive conversation about faith, sexuality and gender. This is a complex conversation.