Sunday Outing: A Transgender Woman Finds Acceptance

A cisgender woman I befriended at church a few months ago noticed I am unusual, but assumed that I was simply a tall woman. [Read more…]

An Act of Love: Frank Schaefer, United Methodists and Homosexuality

If you keep up with issues relating to homosexuality and Christianity, you probably know about Frank Schaefer, the United Methodist minister who was defrocked in 2013 for performing his son’s same-sex wedding. [Read more…]

Exploring Biblical Gender Equality in Kenya

I received a curious email invitation from a church leader in Kenya asking me to speak on the topic of biblical gender equality. [Read more…]

Dear Christian, the world isn’t getting worse. In fact, it’s probably getting better.

I continue to be dismayed at how many Christians blithely assume things are getting worse. [Read more…]

Unending Black Death and the Rise of Fascism in America

What do the cycle of unending black and brown death, the rise and power of Adolf Hitler, and the unfathomable rise of Donald Trump have to do with each other? [Read more…]

How LGBTQ People Can Revitalize Christianity

Elizabeth Edman is a queer priest. She is also a priestly queer. [Read more…]

Outside the Gate

I don’t much care for the Church. [Read more…]

No Condemnation!

I wanted to believe that it was God speaking to me, but I couldn’t because I had memorized Romans 8:1. [Read more…]