Conversion Therapy Ban, Opposing War, and Public Image
What can church leaders learn from the confusion over the conversion therapy ban? Should leaders be more vocal in opposition to the war in Ukraine? How important is public image in leadership?
In this episode, Phil Topham (Executive Director), Adrian Reynolds (Head of National Ministries), and John Stevens (National Director) discuss some of the big stories in the news over the past week.
00:00 - Introduction
00:29 - Conversion therapy ban confusion
05:45 - Ruling on single-sex spaces
11:47 - Pastoral care of people struggling with same-sex attraction or gender identity
20:00 - Should church leaders be stronger in vocal opposition to war and violence?
27:46 - Rishi Sunak and doing right vs being seen as right
Resources mentioned in this episode
- Human rights watchdog publishes single-sex spaces guide (bbc.co.uk)
- The Rest is History podcast (goalhangerpodcasts.com)
- Connecting Ukrainian Refugees with UK Hosts (fiec.org.uk)
- 2022 FIEC Leaders' Conference tickets (fiec.org.uk)
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