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April 18, 2017
Done being Gay and Christian in America
Some of y’all may know that in July I will be moving with my new...
January 10, 2017
This I Believe
Seems like most churches that have websites include a page where they post a list of...
January 01, 2017
Freaking out and making plans – welcome 2017
Happy New Year my friends, family, neighbors and dearest ne'er-do-wells! Take a deep breath...what's that...
June 27, 2016
Gay Christians, You Have WAY Better Options: A Review of “Us vs. Us” by Andrew Marin
Deborah Arca, my friend and Patheos editor, invited me to the Andrew Marin book club this...
May 16, 2016
An Open letter to the United Methodist Church: Repent of your sin
Dear United Methodist Church, I am writing to you today as a sister in ministry,...
May 13, 2016
The Rainbow Flag on Main Street: Guest blogger Jonathan Chapman
Friends, it is my honor to share this post from friend and seminary colleague, Rev....
March 10, 2016
Homophobia in the doctor’s office
Over two years ago I posted about the fear I carry when visiting the doctor,...
February 09, 2016
A queer quandary for Ash Wednesday
So, this coming Wednesday is Ash Wednesday and oddly enough for this Baptist raised, UCC livin', progressive/process/liberation/feminist/queer theological mutt,...
January 11, 2016
Why this Christian lesbian was not at the Gay Christian Network Conference
I am hearing truly wonderful news of love and warmth and transformative experiences coming from...
October 16, 2015
ALL are welcome – and by all we mean some
The other day on the vast, rolling sea that is Facebook, I saw and reshared...
June 09, 2015
Regarding Evangelical Tony Campolo’s “acceptance” of gay, Christian couples
Today, Dr. Tony Campolo, an evangelical speaker and author (well known to the evangelical crowd)...
March 27, 2015
You’re invited to dinner
Extravagance UCC Dinner Church Sunday, March 29, 2015 6 p.m. EST/5 p.m. CST/4 p.m. MST
February 02, 2015
Equal rights for LGBT people are not last rites for Christians
This week I've seen three news pieces and read scads of comments regurgitating the crazy notion that...
October 27, 2014
The church is killing her gay children
It happens every day, "good Christians" pierce the hearts, minds and souls of the children...
October 23, 2014
There is a Third Way but it’s not what you think – Jesus’ third way for gays
Christians of every ilk seem to have something to say about the mythical "Third Way" for faithful...
October 17, 2014
I’m not your rainbow doormat
For as long as I've been tending the weedy garden of this blog I have...
October 01, 2014
Baptist theology is so queer, y’all.
I was just 13 when I stepped out of my ratty flip flops and down...
September 14, 2014
Christian, Post-Christian – A book I think you’ll like
Sometime this past April I told you that I can no longer comfortably call myself...
September 04, 2014
The blasphemy of a homophobic Jesus
Well my goodness, it would seem that yet another "pastor" in yet another "Christian" church has...
August 18, 2014
A Recipe for Spiritual But Not Religious
This evening I am introducing a new series - my contribution to the "Meet the...
July 29, 2014
Bible Character Bingo!
So one of those inane "which type of underwear are you?" quizzes floated across my...
July 22, 2014
10 Ways MY religious freedom is under attack
My religious freedom to love my neighbor is under attack by your religious freedom to...
June 14, 2014
Fundies just love the gays to death
Matthew Paul Turner wrote this kick-ass post rounding up all the shards from the evanglisphere...
May 29, 2014
That Holy Spirit, She so Cray-Cray
Once upon a time in Las Vegas I learned the hard way that roller coasters...
May 15, 2014
Refusing to discriminate against the gays is NOT discrimination!
Sooooo, last night I read a funny little diddy where some "Christians" in Mississippi are all in...
May 11, 2014
God and the Gay [Evangelical] Christian
Deborah Arca, who I lovingly (and maybe and maybe a bit delusionally) call my editor...
May 07, 2014
Ramblings of a Pub Theologian: Beer & Hymns in Atlanta
A friend of mine, Karen Stephenson Slappey, reached out to me the other day to ask...
May 02, 2014
Searching for a balance
My lived experiences, combined with a wide open soul, create in me conflicting responses to...
April 28, 2014
United Church of Christ files lawsuit challenging North Carolina marriage laws
One of the most important reasons I am struggling with shedding the label Christian is...
April 11, 2014
Leaving church to search for Christ
Sometime near the end of what I now call World Vision Week I had a...
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