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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.”

Blog Oct, 27, 2016
Honoring The Wisdom Of Our Bodies

As a young girl I grew up believing God had created humans perfectly in His image (Genesis 1:27). God made me with brown eyes, olive skin, small hands and feet, a soft heart and a quirky personality. I grew up believing that God saw me, his creation, as good.

Blog Jun, 21, 2016
We're Not Supposed To Be Here

Have you ever felt like you're not where you're supposed to be? I'm not talking about misreading directions and getting lost. I'm talking about being in a place, a dynamic, a behavior where your gut tells you, "I'm not supposed to be here."

Blog May, 13, 2016
In Defense Of Thomas' Doubt

The Apostle Thomas gets a raw deal.

Really, in mainstream American Christianity, and in the secular popular imagination, he gets reduced to some kind of one-dimensional figure, known only for a moment in which he was proven wrong.

Blog May, 06, 2016
Why I'm The Proud Mother Of My Queer Son

As my queer son grew in maturity and wisdom, I questioned so many things—my importance in my son's life, the world's ideology, family members' loyalties, my son's safety, his happiness, and whether or not who he is is who he wants to be.

Blog Apr, 27, 2016
The Story Of Resurrection Is A Story Of Transition

Easter Sunday. A day of many questions and confusion within a hope-filled community.

Blog Apr, 08, 2016
God Is Faithful Even When The Church Is Not

"But now thus says the Lord, he who created you, O Jacob, he who formed you, O Israel: Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine. When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you.

Blog Apr, 01, 2016
What The Queerest Musical Ever Taught Me About God’s Grace

I left the Sunday matinee of Fun Home and blinked into the sunlight. We had decided to go spontaneously as the last stop of our whirlwind weekend in the city.

Blog Mar, 14, 2016
Our Eagerness To Cast The First Stone

The liturgical readings for the Fifth Sunday of Lent are: Isaiah 43:16-21; Psalm 126: 1-6; Philippians 3:8-14; and John 8:1-11. You can access the texts of these readings by clicking here.

Blog Mar, 07, 2016
Here’s My Problem With Lent

I didn’t grow up in a tradition that observed Lent. Perhaps they found it too Catholic for their belief system. Now I minister in a church that observes Lent, Ash Wednesday and Maundy Thursday.

To say that it was a steep learning curve for me is an understatement.                          

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