To a Gay Anti-Christian Activist Who Suddenly Converted

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A gay, anti-Christian activist friend of mine was terribly surprised to find himself becoming (of all things!) a Christian. [Read more...]

My Tattooed Teenager

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Letting her get a tattoo was a way to give her back control of her body … and, it turns out, a way to give me a chance to hold her hand. [Read more...]

Christians opposing the shameful “Values Voter Summit”

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Here’s a snapshot of the speakers at yesterday’s NALT Christians press conference, held at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., as a “prebuttal” to the shameful (and for some reason illiterately named) Values Voter Summit, which starts today. From left to right are: [Read more...]

The Christian right and pornographers: brothers in arms

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What is the true taproot of anti-gay Christianity? Underneath all of their posturing and hyperbole—even underneath their belief that they are only being true to the Bible—what core conviction is really informing the Christian right’s condemnation of homosexuality? [Read more...]

Romans 1:26-27: A Clobber Passage That Should Lose Its Wallop

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Whenever I’m debating with someone who authoritatively declares that the Bible condemns homosexuality, and who cites the infamous Romans 1:26-27 as proof, I almost always offer this rejoinder: “What do you make of the vocative at the beginning of Romans 2?” It’s not an idle question. [Read more...]

Of Cakes and Christians

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“Here’s the thing: If your Christian faith is causing you to be unkind to people, then it is time to reevaluate your understanding of what it means to be a Christian.” [Read more...]

Why The Not All Like That (NALT) Christians Project works

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The NALT Christians Project, only one week old, is clearly an idea whose time has come. Working together–through the amazing NALT videos, the press, social media, and perhaps most importantly, through partnerships with leading LGBT-affirming Christian organizations and ministries–things are changing; God’s work is being done. [Read more...]

My dog in the fight for LGBT equality

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Claiming the “clobber passages” of the old Testament represent the mind of God and the will and purpose of Jesus Christ is like holding up a carnival goldfish in a baggy and claiming it represents the ocean. [Read more...]

Introducing The Not All Like That (NALT) Christians Project

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Inspired by and modeled upon It Gets Better, The NALT Christians Project is a platform from which LGBT-affirming Christians can proclaim to the world their belief and conviction that there is nothing anti-biblical or at all inherently sinful about being gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender. [Read more...]

When bad Christians happen to good people

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How a Christian, in trying to fulfill the Great Commission, violated the Great Commandment. Right in front of my car. [Read more...]