I’m sorry my homosexual lifestyle triggers your heterosexual privilege

So if you’ve been hanging around my blog or Facebook page for more than a minute, you’ve likely seen one of my homosexual lifestyle posts. Sometimes they show up as a homosexual agenda post when I am planning to do all the things. You know the ones I am talking about – like this one, [Read More…]

Look over there, it’s Elvis! I mean Jesus!!

Year A – Second Sunday after Epiphany January, 15 2017 Isaiah 49:10 Psalm 40:1-11 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 John 1:29-42 Here we go with week two of this lectionary journey and I’m still not exactly on track for publishing  my post every Tuesday, because exegeting+writing+life=hard y’all. And hell’s bells, at first glance these texts are a [Read More…]

 I admit it, this homosexual IS demanding special rights

Because as it turns out, civil rights are in fact special rights because they are rationed and rare. First, some of the rights we seek are indeed special because there is nothing ordinary about the right to personal dignity and safety. There is nothing ordinary about exchanging vows with the love of your life. More than [Read More…]

This I Believe

Seems like most churches that have websites include a page where they post a list of what they believe. Setting aside the problematic nature of claiming that everyone at the church does and should believe the same, I feel called to offer a “belief statement” page for readers old and new so they can get their [Read More…]

Baptism of Jesus: Submerging & subverting the paradigm

A Lesbian’s Lectionary Journey Baptism of Jesus: Submerging & subverting the paradigm First Sunday After Epiphany, Year A Isaiah 42:1-9 Psalm 29 Acts 10:34-43 Matthew 3:13-17   A couple of days ago I announced that I am beginning a year-long journey through the Revised Common Lectionary. You can click here for an in-depth exploration of what [Read More…]

Launching a lesbian’s lectionary journey

This week I’m beginning a project that, in the midst of planning a wedding, might be a squeench cray cray. So be it. I’ve assigned myself the task of blogging through the Revised Common Lectionary. For normal, non-theologically nerdy people, that is the three year cycle of scripture that many pastors in churches of multiple [Read More…]

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 smell? Why, that’s the embers of 2016 dying and the crisp clean smell of a brand-spanking new year. And boy is 2017 going to be a doozie or what? I am glad to see last year begin to fade away, but I would [Read More…]

I am done mollycoddling the willfully ignorant

For as long as I’ve been writing this blog, I have been asked by readers, both supporters and detractors “why you gotta be so mean sometimes?” I hear regular challenges to my voice, from both sides of the aisle, that read a little something like “why can’t we Christians all just get along, you know, because Jesus??” Or [Read More…]

Trump alone cannot overturn marriage equality, but that is not the point

Okay y’all, please listen to me. Yes, it is true that in order to overturn marriage equality, Scalia’s seat needs to be filled with a conservative judge (which it will be) and another seat would likely need to be filled similarly and the SCOTUS would need to agree to hear a case. That is not [Read More…]

Nasty women in the bible, I love you

Here is a partial list of nasty women in the Bible. Please feel free to add the names and stories of other such nasty women of faith.   Shiphrah and Puah Midwives committing acts of civil disobedience Deborah Judge, warrior and prophet you predicted the defeat of the Canaanites – by one nasty as hell [Read More…]