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Why Pride?

Why Pride?

It’s been a while since I posted. That can be partly blamed on the time of year. School has been wrapping up for both me and the kids. Banquets, parties and exams have dominated the landscape of our calendars. I can also look at the recent tone of social media as a cause of my absence. The conversations, memes, threats and ignorance levied at the transgender community has been frustrating. In truth it’s made me angry. For those of us…

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New B.O.A.T. Talks! (Finally)

New B.O.A.T. Talks! (Finally)

So life has carried me away a little and I fell a little (like a month) behind on my B.O.A.T. Talks. The good news is no one is going to dock my pay for the delay! Please check out Episode 2 Parts 2 AND 3 on the B.O.A.T. Talks Tab. Thanks for stopping by and happy spring!

The Arrogance of Evangelical Evangelism

The Arrogance of Evangelical Evangelism

In 2014 I was in therapy after abandoning a plan to take my own life. As I wrestled with all that was pulling me down I made the comment, “I don’t think my faith is big enough for this.” the therapist responded, “perhaps it’s actually your idea of God that is too small.” I think John and I are on the same journey. Source: The Arrogance of Evangelical Evangelism

TRP B.O.A.T. Talk

TRP B.O.A.T. Talk

I’ve put this 5 minute B.O.A.T. Talk together to explain a little more about what is going on with my involvement in The Reformation Project’s 2016 Leadership Development Cohort. If you are able and willing, please consider supporting our cohort. You can make a donation by clicking here.

A Perspective on Bible Perspectives

A Perspective on Bible Perspectives

Relevant Magazine recently released the list of their top read articles of the year. My new “virtual pastor” (in as much as someone I’ve never met or interacted with except for reading what he writes can be a pastor to me!) and writting/blogging standard setter John Pavlovitz landed at number 5 with this article. You may have contributed to his high rank and have already read it. If you are like me and have only recently started following him or…

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Emotional Maturity?

Emotional Maturity?

As we were walking out the door after our final class for the semester today, one of my classmates asked me an interesting question: “What’s the key to reaching emotional maturity?” After my initial reaction of “I don’t know – let’s find someone who’s reached it and ask them,” I came up with this: Throw yourself into

Into The Second Closet: Christian Families With Gay Children

Into The Second Closet: Christian Families With Gay Children

Another rare reblog. I’ve seen my own parents deal with this issue and if it weren’t for my own journey would still be dealing with it on behalf of my kids. There is a great deal of work to be done in both the GSRM community and in the church. I’m thankful for voices like John’s in the conversation.