A nice quote from Rachel Held Evans about Torn.

“It’s the only book about homosexuality and the Church that I feel comfortable recommending to everyone—from my gay friends to my parents. The minute I finished, I turned to Dan, tears streaming down my face, and said, ‘This one is a game-changer.’” —Rachel Held Evans, reviewing TORN: Rescuing the Gospel from the Gays-vs.-Christians Debate, out … Read more…

It’s time.

I’m almost speechless. Tomorrow, Tuesday, is the official launch date for my book TORN. It’s such a strange feeling. I first dreamed up the idea for this book years ago, but I didn’t have time to write it. Then I finally sat down and—in my spare time over a period of many months—outlined, wrote, edited, re-wrote, … Read more…

A quote about my book from the Archbishop of Canterbury.

“This book is full of three things that are not always much in evidence in our debates on sexuality—fresh air, common sense and manifest love of Christ. What makes it different is that it is not essentially about arguing a case but about bridging the gaps of understanding and sympathy that (inside and outside the … Read more…

Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Church

In a moment… the horribleness!!! Mwahahahahaaaaaa!!! …but first, a bit of background. This is a post about “Side B” Christians. On this blog, we’ve talked about two Christian positions on same-sex sexual activity. We’ve called them “Side A” and “Side B.” Side A argues that gender isn’t a deciding factor in the morality of a sexual … Read more…

Torn galleys!

You guys! Look what I just got in the mail!!! These are the so-called “bound galleys” of my book: the advance copies given out to reviewers before the actual book comes out. They’re a little different from what the final book will look like. The real book will be hardcover (and ebook, of course); these … Read more…