My passionate 10-minute pitch for LGBT affirmation at a conservative Christian university. (VIDEO and TEXT)

Last October, a Christian university invited me to publicly explain, in ten minutes, why I disagree with their policy on LGBT students and same-sex relationships. Following that ten-minute block, I got to participate in a moderated discussion with a friend who disagrees with me (and no, it wasn’t Ron, my usual speaking partner). What resulted … Read more…

A Christian perspective on transgender people.

dinosaur-ninja34 on Tumblr asks: Hey Justin I was wondering from a christian perspective what is your opinion on being transgender Thanks for the question! The answer could get complicated, though, because “transgender” is a broad term, and transgender Christians have many questions to consider about how they will live their lives. Since I’m not transgender, I … Read more…

Want to understand your gay family member? Go see Frozen.

There are a lot of things to like about Disney’s new film Frozen: Idina Menzel. ‘Nuff said. There are two strong female protagonists, neither of which is a damsel in distress. The central conflict isn’t between a “hero” and a “villain.” It’s between two likable, empathetic characters, each of whom is doing what she thinks is … Read more…