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EX-GAY MINISTRY THE SAME DESPITE NEW BOSS

Sydney-based ex-gay organisation Liberty Christian Ministries has said the appointment of a new head for their pastoral care program is unlikely to bring about any changes to the program in the near future.

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26th January 2014 11:23

Alessia Valenza | ILGA Oceania

Questions were raised earlier this month around whether the appointment of unknown pastoral care worker Allan Starr to the role in December would impact the organisation’s ex-gay activities.

LCM offers support services for Christians “who struggle with the relational and sexual brokenness associated with unwanted same-sex attraction”.

LCM Management Committee Chairman David Peterson told the Star Observer Starr’s theological education and pastoral experience made him the best candidate out of a breadth of applicants for the position, but said he doesn’t begin in the role until February.

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