Part 1: Language in the Culture War—Tolerance

Recently there was a vigorous stream of dialogue in the comment sections of some recent posts (here and here), as well as conversations on my most recent Live Chat regarding language within the culture war between conservatives and the GLBT community (and how that language is used). As one of the commenter’s suggested in a post [Read More...]

Sept 18: My One Sentence Bible

What is My One Sentence Bible? 9-18-09:  “Yes, and from ancient days I am he. No one can deliver out of my hand. When I act, who can reverse it?” Isaiah 43:13 In a Clint Eastwood voice: “You feeling lucky?!” Nothing can override what the Lord has set forth. Isaiah 43:13 Things that are treasured [Read More...]

Help Get My Book on Kindle!

After a long back and forth between my publisher and Amazon regarding a Kindle version of my book, there has finally been some movement. In order for Love is an Orientation to be on Kindle now, Amazon says there “needs to be much demand” from the public. Don’t ask me why (get ready for a [Read More...]

Sept 17: My One Sentence Bible

What is My One Sentence Bible? 9-17-09: It doesn’t matter where you are in the mix, the Lord has got your back. Isaiah 41:4 All those who oppose you will be as nothing. Cling to God’s hand and ride the title wave of love and mercy. Isaiah 41:11-15 Christ won’t falter or be discouraged until He [Read More...]

A Gay Father’s Words to Conservativism

The following is written by Jon, a gay man married to his partner, who also has adopted kids. Jon frequently comments on this blog, and I truly appreciate his thoughtful insight to whatever discussion is ongoing. In some recent ongoing discussions on the blog the question of, would a gay family attend a conservative church, [Read More...]

There is Always Someone More Oppressed Than You

I’m going to keep this one plain and simple: There is always someone more oppressed than you! I’m sure you all have probably heard of the controversy regarding the Gold medal winning South African track star Caster Semenya, who after winning the 800 meter race at the World Championships held in Berlin, Germany, was requested [Read More...]

Sept 15: My One Sentence Bible

What is My One Sentence Bible? While I was gone on my UK tour, here is the One Sentence Bible over the last 10 days: Party with respectability. Isaiah 5:11-14 The Lord is known by righteousness and justice. Isaiah 5:16 No matter what the outcome, don’t call evil good and good evil. You’re not as [Read More...]


Hello All! So I quickly noticed that I brought the wrong adapter for my computer outlet, so I can’t get on my laptop to post!Instead I have to try to garner some quick time in the hotel’s 2 open computers. Ouch! Needless to say then, I won’t be blogging that much (if at all through [Read More...]

Most Thorough Review of My Book

In honor of flying out early in the morning to speak in the United Kingdom for the next 10 days, here is a link to the most thorough review of my book I’ve ever seen … it’s almost as long as my book itself!  The review was published in one of the UK’s most prominent Christian publications, Fulcrum, done [Read More...]

Sept 4: My One Sentence Bible

What is My One Sentence Bible? 9-4-09: A true bonded love is more tempting than any amount of the choicest goods. Song of Songs 1:1-4 ‘Blinded by love’ is a reality—but let it not become yours apart from God. Song of Songs 7:1-9 Why do our pets know, and blindly follow us; while we have the [Read More...]

No Live Chat Today

I’m am sooooo sorry that there will be no Live Chat today. I just realized that my flight to the United Kingdom tomorrow departs at 6am. That means I need to be at the airport at 4am, which means I have to leave my place at 3am (good old Chicago Public Transportation – takes an [Read More...]

Article I Wrote for Relevant Magazine

This link takes you to an article I wrote for Relevant Magazine that is published in their September/October 2009 issue. They wanted to “introduce me” to their readership, so half of the article is my background and the other half are a few key lessons I’ve learned along the way. One of the people who [Read More...]

Sept 3 – My One Sentence Bible

What is My One Sentence Bible? 9-3-09: Too many dreams of tomorrow’s greatness and too many words to describe them are meaningless to God. They only tear you away from Him. Ecc 5:7 Those seeking money and fame will never have enough of either. Be content in God. Ecc 5:10 Naked you’re born; naked you’ll [Read More...]

Sept 2: My One Sentence Bible

What is My One Sentence Bible? 9-2-09: You can be the most Godly man on earth in wisdom and power, but you’ll still be unfulfilled in your quest for perfection. Ecc 1-2 Whether a fool or a saint, you’ll still one day breathe no more. Humanity is equal in God’s eyes. Ecc 2:16 Put your work [Read More...]