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Blog Aug, 16, 2017
A Message To My White Friends

Over the past several days, I’ve watched a lot of things happen in our country. An unannounced march in the night with Hitler shirts and tiki torches. A white supremacist rally ending in violence, injury, and death. The president going in front of cameras and defending the white supremacists. It has been infuriating, frightening, sickening, and unavoidable.

Blog Aug, 07, 2017
Trans Still Speaking in the United Church of Christ

“…for not with you alone am I making this covenant, but both with those who stand here with us today, before our God, and with those who are not here with us today." Deuteronomy 29:14-15

Blog Aug, 04, 2017
The Role of Churches in Ending Anti-Sodomy Laws

We once again celebrated Pride month and many LGBTQI people and their allies in the global north revelled in the hard-won advances for the recognition of human rights for our communities.

Blog Jul, 14, 2017
Queering the Creation Story: Painting Tiamat/Tehom

In Genesis 1 we read, “In beginning, God created the heavens and the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep, while a wind from God swept over the face of the waters.”

Blog Jun, 23, 2017
For Believers of All Stripes

I was 13 and sitting in the basement of my childhood home in the Amish-laden countryside of Pennsylvania.

Blog Jun, 21, 2017
Lost Adrift, Or Deeply Rooted?

The annual conference I attended last week with Reconciling Ministries Network was like other trips to annual conferences in many ways—except for one small feature. It was at the beach, Jekyll Island specifically. By recommendation of a friend, on my last night there, I went over to driftwood beach.

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, 05, 2017
Power For & By LGBTQ People Of Faith

When I was a kid my grandmother would rock back and forth on her green metallic rocking chair singing old Spirituals like, “We shall overcome, someday.” I still remember her tears. My grandmother, big and yellow, a proud Christian, guarded our South Dallas porch singing songs like, “I’m a solider in the Army of the Lord. I’m a solider in the Army.”

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