LTD Podcast E64: Becoming Safe for the Differences of Others: an interview with Rebecca McLaughlin by Pastor JD Greear (Part 3 of 4)
In this part 2 of the 4 part interview with Rebecca Mclaughlin by Pastor JD Greear, Rebecca shares about her own personal struggle with same sex attraction and how that process of denying herself and laying all down to Jesus was for her. She also talks about the role of the church, as one body in Christ, when it comes to helping those who struggle as the church needs to be a place where folks feel comfortable sharing their struggles. She says, ”All of us need, especially those who are turning away from their own sexual or romantic fulfillment, to follow Jesus, to feel the arms of Jesus around them in the local church.”
This excerpt will provide comfort and give courage to those who are dealing with sexuality issues.
In this episode:
- How Rebecca reckons with the issue of sexuality
- How she felt in the church
- How the gospel spoke to her
- How evangelical churches be safe places for people that find themselves where she was years ago
- The call to deny ourselves and follow Christ
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Kevin White is a Christian pastor, international speaker, and an international best-selling author. As a writer, Kevin’s newest book, Audacious Generosity, is a best new Christian Book of 2020. Audacious Generosity was an instant international best seller in India and the United States of America. Audacious Generosity is the New Book to Read in 2021. Look for it among Christianity books on Amazon and everywhere books are sold. Kevin’s why for life is to extend access to Jesus to all people world-wide. Kevin loves to motivate people how to encounter the presence of God in their everyday life.
As a seasoned entrepreneur, Kevin has started and helped start hundreds of businesses, churches, and nonprofit organizations. Kevin is an expert in church leadership and business development. Kevin’s shepherd’s heart can be seen in his speaking and writing. He integrates Biblical principles and worship into everything he does. Kevin’s strategy is to help people transform into the likeness of Jesus. Find more from Kevin White including his blog, podcast shows, YouTube Channel, and Generously Blessed 1MM One Minute Motivational Series at https://kevinwhite.us
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Kevin White is the Founder/Executive Director of Global Hope India, a Christian mission organization focused on sharing the gospel in India and among Indian Nationals world-wide. We facilitate virtual mission teams to India and short-term mission teams in-person in India. These teams empower the church in India with pastoral training, youth pastor training, children’s ministry, church planting strategy, church planting ministry, and medical missions.
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