When You Know You’re Not Fully Welcomed

"Not Fully Welcomed" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward
“Not Fully Welcomed” cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

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Every church will say “everyone’s welcomed!”

But do they really mean it?

I always tell people that if they feel they are not fully welcomed, trust your gut.

Don’t be tricked into believing that you are fully welcomed when you know for a fact you are not allowed to be fully yourself.

Many people in the LGBTQ community understand this.

But this applies to more than just LGBTQ.

It applies to everyone.

If you are not fully welcomed, appreciated, affirmed, supported, encouraged, and loved as you are, get lost!

Unless, of course, the benefits of staying outweigh the costs of leaving.

Otherwise, find your tribe!

(I facilitate an online tribe, TheLastingSupper.com. Why not join us?)

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4 Replies to “When You Know You’re Not Fully Welcomed”

  1. Any large group will have the non accepting types. As long as the accepting outweigh the others it may be worth the effort to stick around.

  2. I have fought and prayed and I’m convinced , even the so called Liberal churches hate Teansgender people who won’t play the “Victim ” card . I’m NOW DONE with church …..

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