A whole system producing a kind of Christianity that does more evil than good: how do grace and forgiveness figure into that?
Some of us may be yearning for the kin-dom but frustrated by jobs, family, communities, or circumstances that feel more like the Empire. But like the Galen Ersos and the magi of our lives, we also have opportunities to sabotage the Empire through our daily efforts...
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:
I had worried that as the sole Christian in my family, my coming out to my mother would hurt what Christians call my “witness”: the theology I live to demonstrate to others who God is. How can you be a Christian, she asked me then, if you are gay?
Zora told me not to write this week.
If you're an ally to LGBTQ Christians in a non-affirming church, these words are for you. We're calling on our allies.
We have a vision for what the future of the blog will look like, but before we get there, we want to pause and hear from you.
As we shift gears into the full thrust of the holiday season, we acknowledge the pain that this time brings for many - especially for LGBTQ folks for whom home or family may not be places of cheer or refuge. For levity, and with brevity, we’d like to share a few of the first firsts that we experienced together as a couple.
“Mom wants you to come to San Francisco for Thanksgiving. You and Zora. Come stay in my apartment.” This is a trap. This is a trap. This is a blessing.