A Whosoever Church

by Gary David Comstock. Westminster John Knox Press, 2001.

This book for LGBTQ-affirming Black churches addresses the institutional prejudice LGBTQ people experience. This resource shares reflections from scholars and prominent faith leaders.


theological reflections, LGBTQ inclusion strategies, overcoming congregational resistance, LGBTQ programs, serving the LGBTQ community; insights from Rev. Dr. Amos C. Brown, James Cone, Rev. Dr. Kelly Brown Douglas, James Forbes Jr.

Best For

African American church leaders


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Suggested Uses

  • Consider how to become a more welcoming church by discussing this with your pastor or elders.
  • Learn from wise leaders about navigating LGBTQ issues in the Black Church by reading their interview responses.

About the Contributor

Kelly Minas

Kelly Minas designs and directs evaluation processes for grants, resource consulting, and educational programs at the Center for Congregations. Kelly received an undergraduate degree in American culture from Vassar College, where she was active in interfaith work on campus, and a master’s degree in contemporary sociology from the University of Leicester in England.

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