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Blog Jun, 09, 2017
Jesus Shows Up

“...then their eyes were opened and they recognized him.” –Luke 24:31

Jesus will find us anywhere. As soon as we give him permission, his quest for our hearts is endless.  

I remember when I first came out as queer—first to myself, next to my first girlfriend and friends, and lastly to family.

Blog Jun, 07, 2017
Pride Events Display Disparities In LGBTQ Community

June is Pride Month for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) communities across the country—and parades abound.

News Jun, 06, 2017
United Methodist Church commissions first non-binary trans person as a Deacon

Chicago – The first openly non-binary trans person was commissioned as a deacon in The United Methodist Church (The UMC) on Sunday, June 4th in the Northern Illinois Annual Conference. Rev. M Barclay, who uses singular they pronouns, is appointed by Bishop Sally Dyck to serve as a deacon at Reconciling Ministries Network (RMN).

Blog Jun, 02, 2017
Discovering My Asexuality

When puberty began, I assumed I was like everyone else. They got crushes on people, I got crushes on people. They wanted to hold hands and kiss their crushes, I wanted to hold hands and kiss my crushes.

Blog May, 26, 2017
Recovering from Conversion Therapy One Bible Story at a Time

When I first came out gay in 1999, many gay Christians and queer scholars were asking, “Who is gay/lesbian in the Bible?” Some pointed to Jonathan and David. Others to Ruth and Naomi. There were rumors of a gay Roman Centurion.

Blog May, 19, 2017
Q&A: Why This Texas Pastor is Standing Against Anti-LGBTQIA Legislation

For the past five months, as Texas legislators have aggressively pushed anti-LGBTQIA legislation, the faith community in Texas has been adamant about standing against such discriminatory legislation. The strength of faith leaders in the conversation is undeniable.

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