Are Non-LGBT-Affirming Christians Committing Blasphemy?

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Some of the Jewish leaders in Jesus’ day accused Jesus of blasphemy because they felt he misrepresented God and thus violated God’s glory. They were the ones, however, who were actually misrepresenting God and distracting from the glory of God’s love and compassion. [Read more...]

Back to the ’90s: My Hometown (Again) Spurns the LGBT Community

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I still love going to Fayetteville a few times a year; I look forward to seeing the Lights of the Ozarks on the Square yet again this year. But this year it may feel different. This year, like in 1998, I am ashamed that even Fayetteville — even what most consider the best and most inclusive city in Arkansas — cannot even manage to pass a simple ordinance promoting fairness. [Read more...]

To Gay-Affirming Christians Who Dismiss the “Third Way”

I understand why people are so opposed to the idea of a third way. To allow the virtue of the lives of gay people to become a “disputable matter” seems like a betrayal that risks the well-being of the fourteen year old gay kid in the front pew. But the third way is actually a significant and necessary step towards the change of belief the Church so desperately needs. [Read more...]

Cutting Through the (You Know What) on the LGBT Issue

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“Until the church can come to a place of full inclusion (acceptance and affirmation) of our LGBT sisters and brothers, the church will continue to fail miserably at fulfilling Jesus’ mandate to love God and neighbor and at being the body of Christ in the world.” [Read more...]

“Queers in the Kingdom” shares the stories of LGBT students at Wheaton College

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Markie Hancock’s new documentary film casts a much needed light on the stories of Wheaton College’s LGBT alumni. [Read more...]

Be Who You Are and Help the Church Be the Church

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One cannot fault any of our LGBT sisters and brothers for their dislike of Christians and their churches. However, as Paul wrote, there is “a more excellent way.” [Read more...]

Left Behind (for being gay)

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A woman’s childhood fears return, big time. [Read more...]

When is the Southern Baptist Convention a cult?

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Not much that comes out of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) shocks me anymore. As a resident of the south for 15 years, I witnessed the enforced hegemony of the Southern Baptists, and on a number of occasions was … [Read more...]


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