Solus Jesus
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Solus Jesus

A Gay Lamb Groomed for Slaughter

As the United Methodist Church, the largest mainline Christian denomination, prepares to vote on the how they will relate to their LGBTQ+ pastors, theologians, and congregants, I want to post an excerpt from the book Ken Wilson and I wrote after I was publicly outed and he and I were fired from the Vineyard USA movement of churches. Hopefully our story and the wisdom we gleaned will be of some help for those working for change within an anxious system.

An excerpt from chapter 8 of Solus Jesus: A Theology of Resistance:




Solus Jesus: A Theology of Resistance, is the place to explore a new approach to Christianity. Emily Swan & Ken Wilson are co-pastors of Blue Ocean Faith, Ann Arbor (

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Emily Swan

Emily Swan

Co-Author with Ken Wilson of Solus Jesus: A Theology of Resistance, and co-pastor of Blue Ocean Faith Ann Arbor, a progressive, fully-inclusive church. Queer.

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