The Thrive LGBT+ ThriveCasts

The Thrive LGBT+ ThriveCasts

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June 11, 2020 61 min
By popular demand, we are moving the ThriveCast to Thursday nights at 8 PM. This week we have the honor of speaking with "family-friendly" drag queen, Momma Ashley Rose​! Not only do we learn more about her amazing work with young teens in Polk county, but we also get to learn of her faith journey growing up Pentecostal and coming out, and to terms, with how she lives out her calling today. Plus, we get to hear a very speci...
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Tonight, we are honored to hear from the legendary Queen, Ms. Darcel Stevens. Ms. Darcel grew up in a Christian home but took interesting turns through Baptist church, Pentecostal faith, UF graduate, the Military, and is now the Entertainment Director/Show Director Parliament House Resort. Ms. Darcel shares about her loving family, what influences her art, and a tumultuous spiritual journey. Ms. Darcel also shares a warm encouragem...
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Do you know what it is like to be a woman called to ministry in a conservative Baptist church... and a lesbian? ... who comes out... at seminary? :). Do you know what it is like to be a Pastor of a gay church (Joy MCC) in Orlando 1.4 miles from the Pulse Tragedy and seeking to be a voice of healing and unity during that time? Rev. Terri is the Thrive Board Vice-Chair and is a champion for the LGBTQ+ community. She is committed ...
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What is conversion therapy? It's so much more than a licensed counselor abusing their professional license. It also includes pastoral and peer based resources. This video defines conversion therapy and explains how it manifests in more ways than most people know and calls for the end of this assault against LGBTQ+ youth and community. --- In the video, I flubbed up my email address, it is randy@thrive.lgbt
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Normally when you put the words God and sex in one sentence it can produce quite a variety of responses. Tonight's ThriveCast guest, author Suzanne DeWitt Hall, says that God is not some far off deity with an opinion that stands off to the side while we do our thing. She says that God should not be seen as a condemning figure but a knowing participant in the creation, and fulfillment, of our sexual lives. Needless to say, this ...
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Last week I had the wonderful opportunity to do a short interview with my friend Ben Patrick Johnson and his co-host Laura Anne Rowell. Ben had a big part of my coming out back in 2015. Be encouraged. Love ya' been and nice to meet you Laura. Published with permission.
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So excited! Tonight we will have a Facebook Live ThriveCast where we will interview my friend and colleague in the fight to end conversion therapy, Stephanie Preston-Hughes! We cover a lot of ground in our time together. Topics include part of Stephanie's own journey, her finding her way to her chosen profession, and the harm of conversion therapy. Plus, she shares a specific message to both former and current ex-gay leaders as...
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Today we have an interview with my friend and former colleague, McKrae Game. He shares a bit about his life as a former ex-gay leader and now an out and proud gay man. Listen in, be encouraged. Feedback and questions are always welcome!
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Today we are kicking off Thrive Q&A videos where we answer common questions we get from people seeking to find freedom from religious stigma and especially leave behind the false claims of conversion therapy and its pastoral expression in "exgay ministry." Today's question is, "Can people change their sexual orientation?" Today we get into the truth that not only does "change" not happen, but we exp...
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Tonight we had an amazing guest interview with Daniel Karslake! Daniel is the award-winning documentarian of "For The Bible Tells Me So" and the newly released sequel to it called " For They Know Not What They Do " which features the gripping stories of 4 families going through the process of loving and accepting their LGBTQ+ children. Daniel is on the board of Thrive LGBT+ as well.
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Tonight we are prerecorded because we are having a much needed family night to enjoy one another and relax. However, in today's ThriveCast we cover several important topics and discuss the continued need for people to sign the petition at www.ConvertToLove.org. Plus, we are working with the The One Orlando Alliance to rally faith leaders to sign a joint statement calling for the ban of conversion therapy to minors in Orange Cou...
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Welcome to the ThriveCast! Episode #4 -- Q&A -- Got Questions? We have answers... (((first few minutes mic wasn't working so fast forward after intro to the 43:00 minute mark on Facebook, or the 6:00 mark on YouTube) after the intro. That is where the audio picks up)). If you have any questions or need support, please message us here through the Facebook page or email us at info@thrive.lgbt. Also, it is suicide preve...
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September 9, 2019 28 min
Welcome to the ThriveCast! Episode #3 with Special Guest Thrive LGBT+ Board President, Yvette Cantu Schneider! "Never Not Broken: A Journey of Unbridled Transformation" is available on Amazon at https://www.amazon.com/Never-Not-Broken-Unbridled-Transformation/dp/1939051622 If you have any questions or need support, please message us here through the Facebook page or email us at info@thrive.lgbt You can also view ...
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If you have any questions or need support, please message us here through the Facebook page or email us at info@thrive.lgbt
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Our First Ever ThriveCast! Episode #1 with Special Guest Alan Chambers!
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