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Same-Sex Blessing Vote, 'Conversion Therapy' Bill, and Suella Braver-gone

How significant is the Church of England vote to trial same-sex blessings? How should we respond to another bill to ban 'conversion therapy'? What can leaders learn from the cabinet reshuffle?


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In this episode, Phil Topham (Executive Director), Graham Beynon (Head of Local Ministries), and John Stevens (National Director) discuss some of the main stories in the news over the past weeks.

00:00 - Introduction
00:30 - FIEC Leaders' Conference
04:06 - Changes to the FIEC Doctrinal Basis
- Church of England vote on blessing same-sex marriage
16:48 - New conversion therapy bill
- Pastoral care for people experiencing same-sex attraction or gender dysphoria
- Suella Braver-gone: cabinet reshuffle
- The Hub conference

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In:Dependence is FIEC’s official podcast, where you’ll hear teaching and resources for church leaders from the FIEC Ministry Team and guests from FIEC churches and partners.

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