The Sacrifice of Being Gay & Mormon

Masks

A dozen years ago I interviewed a gay man who was married — to a lesbian woman. They are still married, as far as I know. I wrote the piece for an evangelical magazine, to speak to the issue of how radically Jesus can transform someone’s life — rescuing them from their gayness, as it [Read More...]

The prayers of children: Who will answer?

Stuart Roberts

Chief of Police Stuart Roberts and I at last night’s presentation on child abuse in Pendleton, which included Bryan Clark of Guardian Center (affiliate of the National Children’s Alliance) and Linda Olsen and Joyce Turner from Children’s Protective Services. Olsen, district supervisor for the region noted that one-hundred and eighty-nine children were confirmed for abuse [Read More...]

Hiking Eagle Cap

The first time I went hiking, I was 22 years-old and the mother of a one-year-old. Tim took me to the Eagle Cap. It rained the entire first day. My hair, which was braided, still wasn’t dry two days later. My father-in-law, bless his heart, had told me to beware the bears. Since I had [Read More...]


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