© 2021 Kansas City Public Radio
NPR in Kansas City
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations
Central Standard

New Documentary Claims Missionaries Are Exporting Anti-Homosexual Values To Africa

Roger Ross Williams
God Loves Uganda

A new film, now playing in Kansas City, makes a startling case – that American evangelicals, in the name of doing mission work, have triggered something in Africa that’s very different from prayer and worship and medical help for the needy. Instead, the film suggests, they’ve influenced governments and societies to discriminate against gay and lesbian people … or worse.

On Wednesday's Central Standard, host Brian Ellison talks about the issue, with the director of God Loves Uganda and a representative of one of the American churches featured in the film: The Kansas City area’s own International House of Prayer. Are they preaching the gospel, or inciting violence and suffering?


  • Jono Hall, Media Director for the International House of Prayer
  • Roger Ross Williams, Director of  God Loves Uganda


Central StandardreligionFilm
Brian Ellison is a guest host of talk shows, newscasts, special coverage and community events for KCUR. Follow him on Twitter @ptsbrian.
Matthew Long-Middleton has been a talk-show producer, community producer, Media Training Manager and now the Community Engagement Manager at KCUR. You can reach him at Matthew@kcur.org, or on Twitter.