No, Our Non-Profit Is Not a Ministry

Christian friends often call the non-profit that my husband and I run a ministry. I know they mean well, but I would like to explain why we are not, and never will be, a ministry. Read more

Bullying Bishops and Castrated Christians: The Nashville Statement’s Eunuch Omission

Mountains of ink have already been spilled condemning the Nashville Statement, but I was particularly drawn to its use of a New Testament passage routinely abused by gender-conformity enforcers: Matthew 19. Read more

5 Things We’ll Miss If We Take the Bible Too Literally

I’ve discovered throughout my long and winding journey that the security we get from biblical literalism is nothing more than a façade. Read more

Dear Resistance

That whisper in your ear that you are unqualified, not smart enough, brave enough, faithful enough, theologically educated enough, cool enough, charismatic enough, articulate enough, are all blatant lies. Hear me when I say, you are exactly the voice we need to hear. Read more

My Cancer Didn’t Happen for a Reason

There’s no good reason for my cancer, and I won’t pretend otherwise. It didn’t happen so I could learn some important lesson, and it isn’t punishment for some sin of mine. Read more

Why Not Sign the Nashville Statement?

Here is why I would not sign the Nashville Statement … Read more

More Than a Follower

It might just be me, having been raised in legalistic Christianity, but I struggle with the way discipleship is often portrayed. Read more

What’s So Confusing About Grace?

The answer to the question posed by the title of Randal Rauser’s new book, What’s So Confusing About Grace? is “just about everything,” especially if you grew up, as Rauser did, in the North American evangelical subculture of the 80s and 90s. Read more

Conservatives Double-Down on Archaic Views on Sexuality, Bigots Sing Their Praise

While many are denouncing the theology espoused in the Nashville Statement, others, like Westboro Baptist Church member Atticus Beauregard Chesterfield, are championing it. Read more

Whose Feet?

Even given all the disagreement within the Christian tradition as to theology and church polity, one would hope we still agree that Christians are to serve others with humility and grace. Like the Lord we claim to follow, we are the ones to be washing feet and not the other way around. Read more

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