10 Tips for Being a Good Ally

This past weekend, I  had the privilege of spending a few days with the folks at the  2014 Christianity 21 Conference in Denver, CO. Along with some truly gifted thinkers and theologies, I was one of the 21 main speakers tasked with bringing a “big idea” to the event. The only requirement was that whatever [Read More…]

Why This Christian Will Never Own a Gun

Sign the petition: Christians Standing Together Against Gun Violence. As a Christian and a Teaching Elder in the Presbyterian Church (USA) I often struggle with Scripture and how God intends for me to live in the world. Jesus and our faith demands of us to make difficult decisions in life that often stand firmly against our own upbringing, our own wants [Read More…]

The Ally Dilemma on National Coming Out Day

Today is National Coming Out Day. Celebrated on October 11 in the United States and around the world, this is a day that celebrates and raises awareness about LGBTQ movements, people and perspectives. One of the things that has been interesting is that there has been an increased push for LGBTQ-affirming allies to also come out. In [Read More…]