Church Creates Ad with Special Message for LGBT Members of the Church: "You Have a Place in the Kingdom" by Danielle B. Wagner.
"I want anyone who is a member of the Church who is gay or lesbian to know I believe you have a place in the kingdom, and I recognize that sometimes it may be difficult for you to see where you fit in the Lord’s Church, but you do," a Church ad on social media states. Source 7z.
David Archuleta, Stephanie Nielson headline conference for Mormon LGBT. North Star bills itself as "A faith-affirming resource for Latter-day Saints addressing sexual orientation and gender identity, and who desire to live in harmony with the teachings of Jesus Christ and the doctrines and values of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints." Source 4d.
Church to allow baptisms, blessings for children of LGBT parents, updates handbook regarding 'apostasy'. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints also removes the label of apostasy for homosexual behavior through an update and clarification of its November 2015 policy, President Dallin H. Oaks said in a leadership conference on Thursday. Source 7h.
The church is embracing a lot of social issues but I do think about the cost and impact of what this all means and where it will take the church in the future.