LLF – Patience & Pain

by Peter Leonard The Venerable Peter Leonard is Archdeacon of the Isle of Wight and Chair of OneBodyOneFaith. In this article he explores how discussions about sexuality in the Church of England – including Living in Love and Faith – are unsafe, painful and costly for LGBTQIA+ Christians. This article was originally published on the ViaMedia.News …

Living in Love and Faith

What is Living in Love and Faith? ‘Living in Love and Faith‘, often abbreviated to LLF, is an official project of the Church of England, intended to provide resources for Christian teaching and learning about identity, sexuality, relationships and marriage. The Church’s website includes an extensive section on LLF. Background On 27 January 2017 the …

Living in Love and Faith: some great articles coming up

Over the next few weeks the Equal Campaign will be reproducing some helpful articles, by various authors, commenting on different aspects of the Church of England’s ‘Living in Love and Faith’ project. Except where indicated, these articles have been previously published on ViaMedia.News and the Modern Church website; the authors and publishers have kindly given …

Dr Christina Beardsley: Why I left the Bishops’ sexuality project

by Christina Beardsley The Revd Dr Christina Beardsley (Tina) is a retired healthcare chaplain, researcher, speaker, author, and honorary assistant priest at St John’s Church, Fulham, London. A long-time advocate for trans inclusion in the Church, Tina was appointed in 2017 as a consultant to the Co-ordinating Group of the Living in Love and Faith …

Book for our next LLF Zoom Workshop in October (two evening sessions)

An Inclusive Introduction to Living in Love and Faith: A Zoom workshop to explore the content of the LLF resources from an inclusive perspective The Campaign for Equal Marriage in the Church of England invites you to join us for two consecutive Tuesday evening Zoom sessions to explore the content and principles of the LLF …

Sex on the brain

by Paul Bayes This article is the keynote address given on 26 June 2021 at the recent national conference of MoSAIC, the Movement of Supporting Anglicans for an Inclusive Church. MoSAIC is a coalition bringing together campaigns on issues such as race, ability, sexuality, gender, and gender identity. The Rt Revd Paul Bayes is Bishop …