Forget the Haters, Remember the Lovers

Word to that. Much love. [Read more…]

Don’t Let Anyone Stifle Your Original Thoughts and Ideas

Lesson for December 15, 2011: Don’t let anyone stifle your original thoughts and ideas… especially not academics, pompous people or gatekeepers. Much love. [Read more…]

[Video] Please Consider Donating to The Marin Foundation for my 31st Birthday

For my 31st birthday today, Dec 16, I humbly ask you consider donating $31 to the work of The Marin Foundation as a one time gift; or $31 per month, totaling $372 in one year. This video details what a $372 donation will go towards! Here is a link to find out more information of [Read More…]

Lesson Learned: December 14, 2011

My 31st birthday is coming up on December 16th, and I had an idea. You can watch my idea above. We’ll see how long it lasts… I’m really shooting for an entire year. What do you think about the lesson of being the one to stick your neck on the line for someone else because [Read More…]

Jay Bakker at Roscoe’s

At our last large Living in the Tension gathering at Roscoe’s in Boystown on July 6th, Jay Bakker was our featured speaker for the night. You can check it out below and the video starts to come in around 20 seconds. You can check out some pictures of the event here. If you have an upcoming [Read More…]

Video: Sexuality and the Emergent Church

video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player While at Wild Goose Festival, the Odyssey Network asked me, and a few others, some questions regarding an analysis of the intersection of sexuality, LGBT issues and the emergent church. Here is what they found… Do you think progressive Christianity today must stand with the LGBT community, otherwise they will [Read More…]

Another Fun Video I’m in about Wild Goose Festival

This video is from InterVarsity Press’ Likewise line, which my book is published under. They did a video featuring a bunch of Likewise authors including myself, Shane Claiborne, Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove, Margot Starbuck, Sean Gladding and others… What do you think of my little clip about reconciliation? Much love. [Read more…]

I Respond to a Question from Youth Workers about Coming Out (Video)

In this video I respond to a video series called Youth Questions, where youth can write in and ask questions to a youth pastor about anything. This question is, “How do I come out to my parents?” Especially for those LGBT people who read this blog, what advice would you give? I’ll be sure to [Read More…]

Part 6 – I’m Sorry Campaign Videos

If you would like to check out some other videos for this campaign, you can follow the link here. Much love.   [Read more…]

Part 5 – I’m Sorry Campaign Videos

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Part 4 – I’m Sorry Campaign Videos

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Part 3 – I’m Sorry Campaign Videos

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Part 2 – I’m Sorry Campaign Videos

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I’m Sorry Campaign Videos – Part 1

On June 26th this year, we gathered at the Chicago Pride Parade to apologize for the ways that we as Christians have harmed the LGBT community. While apologizing for what we have done or have failed to do is an important step in the journey towards reconciliation, we are trying to continue to push forward [Read More…]