On my best days, I’m grateful for my journey out of conservative evangelicalism. On other days, these are the things I miss the most:
To hear a recording of this sermon that I had the honor to share at HopeGateWay last week, click here. The sermon is approximated below as text:
If you are an LGBTQ Christian discerning whether to stay in or leave your non-affirming community, I hope the following five questions help you find your way.
Church is hard. I’ve never met more people with whom I disagree and people I don’t understand than I have at church. I’ve been disappointed in church, and I’ve disappointed others in church. Church costs time, energy, and money. It asks me to make choices I don’t want to make and to interrogate those choices thereafter. Zora’s good at most of this. Me, I’ve got farther to go.
And that’s why I belong here.
Zora During the first few months of college, I had a difficult time making close friends. It wasn’t because I was queer; I hadn’t yet realized that I was. It wasn’t that I was unlikeable; I had made plenty of casual friendships. When it came time for our first break on Indigenous Peoples' Weekend, I [...]
“You hypocrite,” Jesus said. It’s a Bible tit-for-tat. And Bible tit-for-tats are easy; in a canon of 66 books from dozens of authors, one can easily find a disembodied verse to justify a point.
One of the most common hurts we hear about stems from beliefs about the Bible: the anchor text of our faith. So in this post, we offer...
This is about my relationship with InterVarsity, how a light became a fire, and how the ashes became something new.
Welcome to our first Que(e)ries Q&A, and Happy New Year! This post includes four questions that refuse to be categorized. They’re fabulous on their own.
If you're an ally to LGBTQ Christians in a non-affirming church, these words are for you. We're calling on our allies.