A Survivor's List: Things to Do Before You Die
BY Neal Broverman
October 31 2012 4:00 AM ET
“My highest priority would be to continue to challenge the church to reverse its evolution into an exclusive institution and become what it was meant to be — a witness to God’s radically inclusive love for all people. On a more personal note, I would spend high-quality time with my sons, sisters, and friends, creating memories that would keep me close to them after I’m gone.”
—The Reverend Marilyn Bowens, author of Ready to Answer: Why “Homophobic Church” Is an Oxymoron, which recounts her journey as a gay Christian from a fundamentalist background
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