God, Gays, & the Lutheran Church Basement

Did you notice the location of the meeting between Alan Chambers, now-apologetic director of the now-former Exodus International, and the group of ex-Exodus members? The church basement. The Hollywood Lutheran Church basement was the site of the “God and Gays” episode of Our America with Lisa Ling on OWN. And it was a fitting location [Read More…]

Honorable Mention: Lutheran Seminarians 2012

This picture is of students from the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, the school where I earned my Ph.D., at the Chicago Pride Parade earlier this year.  I was proud to call it my alma mater when the seminary’s Board of Directors passed a resolution at its May 2012 meeting, establishing the school as [Read More…]