Exploring and Encouraging a Healthy Life Marked with Joy


A father’s loving hands, a father’s loving heart.


Setting the scenario:

* A Methodist minister.

* He loves his church.

* He loves his son.


(The Rev. Frank Schaefer, right, and his son Tim.)

* His son is gay.

* His gay son wants to get married.

* Dad conducts the ceremony.

* Dad gets in big trouble with the church.

* A tough, tough, tough situation.


Read the article:


“Open Minds, Open Hearts, Open Doors”: the motto of the United Methodist Church



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Comments on: "A Father’s Love for His Son" (2)

  1. Susan Stagnitto said:

    Neal, this is a beautiful story. Thank you for sharing this story.

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