Shame and Wonder In The Choir Loft

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So today I have the pleasure of lifting up a post by a friend of mine. Tripp has become for me an example of how a Baptist can live out their path with faithful consistency and radical hospitality.  Tripp is a living reminder of the core of my Baptist roots, the good and rebellious stuff, [Read More...]

Ginger lesbian willing to explore bondage

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Sorry I’m not sorry that I lured you here under false pretenses but this is NOT a queer “50 Shades” post.  Nope, this is simply a post that explores just a few of the reasons why I am willing to head down to the Georgia capital and present myself as a protesting witness to a [Read More...]

How to Determine If Your Religious Liberty Is Being Threatened in Just 10 Quick Questions by Rev. Emily C. Heath

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Thank you Rev. Emily for allowing me to share this kick-ass post originally shared on The Huffington Post! It seems like this election season “religious liberty” is a hot topic. Rumors of its demise are all around, as are politicians who want to make sure that you know they will never do anything to intrude [Read More...]

Five Things I’ve Learned About Coming Out

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As some of y’all know I have been in a bit of a personal spiral since my father died in October and my marriage crumbled in December.  Even though I promised that “my personal tragedy would not affect my ability to do good hair” it seems my bloggy bouffant has indeed fallen flat in recent months. [Read More...]

On the other foot: imagine a world of heterophobia

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Just watch.  Trigger warnings galore.   Breathe. Take a moment to pray. Please stop a moment to think. Ok, now comments are welcome.   [Read more...]

Fear and loathing in the ER

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Update: It seems this post needs a decoder ring Part of living in layers of protective fear sometimes requires shielding the identity of our children to a wider world where hate mail is part of my daily routine, especially when I use a story to call out so called Christians for their very unChrist-like behavior. Thing [Read More...]

Witness to Truth: Ellen Page Comes Out

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Finest sermon I’ve been blessed to experience in a long time.  This is why I write, this is why I share, this is why I pray, this is what I want for us all. “What I have learned is that love, the beauty of it, the joy of it and yes even the pain of [Read More...]

How did you become a lesbian?

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I so wish I had written this!  Thank you whoever you are!!   [Read more...]

Sacred Space in Cyberspace

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Hi there friends, there has been an increase in conversation lately about online ministry. I realize it is likely just on my newsfeed but it seems every day I see a question regarding online worship, sacraments or pastoral care.  Because I am experiencing what is commonly refereed to as writers’s block (I am calling it [Read More...]

Cody’s Coming Out Story

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For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven.  Ecclesiastes 3:1   This past summer I had the pleasure to stand in a thin place with some amazing people at Wild Goose.  For me, the holiest moments of the entire festival occurred gathered with neighbors under a campsite tarp sharing [Read More...]


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