Boy Erased is a movie based on Garrard Conley’s book of the same name, telling the true story of a Baptist pastor’s son who “came out” as being homosexual and was subjected to “conversion therapy”. As you might expect, it is not positive about either his father’s faith or the conversion therapy – and maybe with good reason.
Obviously, there are huge questions facing the church in the area of sexuality.
Juli Slattery talks here about linking sexuality with our spirituality. Jesus used all sorts illustrations for spiritual purposes and sexuality is no different. Some of the difficulties we have addressing these issues stem from not having the broader understanding of sexuality.