"Pieces Of Dreams" is a musical theatre experience, telling the story of a man's journey. As a
, he was bullied for being "different". Eventually, hardened by hostility and violence, he became a bully himself. While serving four years as a Navy Hospital Corpsman during the VietNam era, like many young people during that time, he had a spiritual awakening. The experience lifted him out of self-hatred and anger that had largely resulted from a lifelong struggle with his sexuality. He joined the Evangelical movement and held onto the false hope that was promised without wavering - that God would make him a heterosexual. After twenty years running an active inner-city and international ministry, serving real people with real needs, he
re-examined the Scriptures
and came to the logical conclusion: condemning LGBT people is all wrong. "Coming out" has changed everything, and what were once his dreams have become reality.|
The "culture war", waged by the Religious Right has made the gay community its main target. Bible passages used to advance
misapplied and mis-interpreted for many years. Religious and political leaders are fueling hatred and fear of gay people.