<<So did you start the christiangays website? Tell me that story>>>
In 1998 my husband of 33 years died. Â Within six months of his death my lesbian lover of 24 years had fallen in love with my pastor (another woman). Â I was so alone and so lonely. Â My whole social life had revolved around my relationships with the people at church, and now I didnâ€™t want to go there. Â My children were all married and had moved to different cities. Â For the first time in my life I was absolutely alone.
The thing that had always uplifted me was Christian music, and in my search to find someone who might understand me I was introduced to the music of Marsha Stevens of BALM (Born Again Lesbian Music) Ministries. Â I had one cassette of her music called â€śFree To Be" that I wore out. Â I needed a new copy, and I hoped that she might have more available. Â I found more of her music, but was unable to get it into Canada because no one would ship out of the country (U.S.).Â
Someone suggested that I contact Marsha directly via email. Â I had no idea that I could do that, but I was desperate and reached out to her, shared with her my story of loss and the reason that I desperately needed her music. Â She lovingly wrote back, and through a series of many emails she explained to me the correct interpretation the â€śclobber versesâ€ť used against gays, and it made so much more sense to me than what I had been taught.
It was through her personal ministry to me that I was able to completely reconcile my faith with my sexuality. Â My faith was first and foremost in my life, and I was not satisfied with â€śliberalâ€ť interpretations of Scripture, but her explanations did not contradict or "water down" Scripture in any way. Â It made sense!
So by now I was 54 yo and I decided that I REALLY wanted a Christian lesbian partner, but where to find such a person, especially in the small village where I lived? Â
The internet was very new back then, but there was a List Serve called Christian Lesbians. Â Long story short, I met Jan who moved from New Hampshire to Canada to be my (not legal) wife.
Please login to view this content. If you are not a member, please take the time to Join Us now.