April 30, 2019

Welcome readers! Please subscribe through the buttons at the right if you enjoy this post.   “My purpose in sharing their work with you is so that each of us can do our own homework, putting in the energy to read, study, and grapple before we ask someone in the Christian LGBTQ community to answer questions they have already answered multiple times and in multiple ways. These discussions are not academic for them. They are personally invested and many are… Read more

April 30, 2019

Welcome readers! Please subscribe through the buttons at the right if you enjoy this post. “And yet I’m torn when I watch the toll it takes on my LGBTQ friends to repeatedly explain these passages. Speaking about them does not have the same emotional cost for me as it does for them. Perhaps I have been a little too silent. I haven’t been silent in my affirmation. But I may have been too silent on some of the ways I… Read more

April 26, 2019

Welcome readers! Please subscribe through the buttons at the right if you enjoy this post.   “Even when it looks like nothing is ever going to change, and regardless of whether or not changes are ever made to the extent we desire, the mere presence of our voice makes things different than they would be had we not taken a stand, showed up, or spoken out.”   Triumph Over Execution Last weekend, the majority of Western Christians ritually celebrated Easter…. Read more

April 19, 2019

Welcome readers! Please subscribe through the buttons at the right if you enjoy this post.     “Understood in this light, Jesus’ story offers rich fields for exploration and discovery as we learn to hear a gospel that calls us not to simply be ‘a good person,’  but also to stop shaping, maintaining, enforcing and benefiting from socially sinful systems. The gospel stories call us to follow this social Jesus . . .”   Last week we compared the social… Read more

April 12, 2019

Welcome readers! Please subscribe through the buttons at the right if you enjoy this post. Herb Montgomery | April 12, 2019   “Today, sectors of Christianity that only teach a personal Jesus deeply need a reintroduction to the gospels’ social Jesus. They need to rediscover and understand social salvation contrasted with personal salvation. They need a gospel that impacts the here and now and that isn’t just about the premium they must pay in this life to get a post-mortem… Read more

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