Remember * Encourage * Celebrate – A Vigil this Saturday #Vigil4Hope

By |2020-04-12T13:40:03+10:00April 9th, 2014|Categories: Event|Tags: , , , |

Living Waters Australia (LWA), one of Australia's foremost and longest running ex-gay/conversion therapy programs, closes this Saturday with a Thanksgiving Service. At the same time a vigil (#‎Vigil4Hope) is being held at Taylor Square, Sydney, to not only remember those who have taken their own lives because of ex-gay/conversion programs but also highlight the toll [...]

Never before in Australia – homosexuality, gender indentity and Christianity

By |2017-04-29T12:30:55+10:00February 20th, 2014|Categories: Event|Tags: , , , |

Never before in Australia has such a broad range of people come together to discuss homosexuality, gender identity and Christianity. A Different Conversation provides a respectful space to talk about LGBT people both in and out of the church in order to bring greater understanding. A Different Conversation has an enormous range of twenty, yes [...]

Historic chapter in LGBTI history closes in Sydney

By |2016-11-08T01:49:23+11:00November 21st, 2013|Categories: Event|Tags: |

182 Campbell Street Darlinghurst is an historic place. Many know it as Table for 20, a popular Italian community dining experience but that is not what made it historic to the LGBTI community. It was actually owned by the Baptist Union of NSW and was the home of Imagine Church and central to many activities. [...]

PRESENTATION: Creating a Space for Change – this Sunday 20 October 7:00pm Glebe

By |2017-04-29T12:38:38+10:00October 15th, 2013|Categories: Event|

Historically, engagement between the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender) community and the Christian church has been volatile. Little progress has been made when either side have maintained entrenched attitudes and beliefs. One side being called faggots, perverts and abominations whilst the other side labelled haters, bigots and homophobes. Tired clichés of "Love the sinner, hate [...]

‘Homosexuality, Christianity and the Church – resolving the conflicts’ Seminar

By |2019-01-25T00:02:34+11:00January 11th, 2010|Categories: Event, Training|Tags: |

‘Homosexuality, Christianity and the Church - resolving the conflicts’ is a seminar that helps people find answers to one of the most controversial topics in the church.History tells us the Christian church has not always shown God’s unconditional love and at times was the last to accept that all human beings should be treated equally. [...]

Freedom 2 b(e) Marches in the National Day of Action

By |2017-04-29T14:49:43+10:00August 13th, 2007|Categories: Event|Tags: , , , |

In 2004, the Australian Federal Government (the only country in the world to do this) passed a bill banning the recognition of same sex marriages, therefore enshrining discrimation as a law. At the National Day of Action Freedon 2 b(e) showed our support, along with other gay community groups for the repeal of the ban [...]

Christine Yinger’s Speech 13th February 2007

By |2019-04-16T22:31:47+10:00February 13th, 2007|Categories: A Life of Unlearning, Event|Tags: , |

Please now welcome CHRIS YINGER – recent graduate from a leading Pentecostal Bible College. Chris, along with several students, produced a class project DVD entitled “HOMOSEXUALITY IN THE PENTECOSTAL CHURCH” posing two questions; Has the Pentecostal Church’s response to the Gay and lesbian Community been appropriate? and Does the Pentecostal Church need to re-think its [...]