VIDEO: You’ve never heard me make this argument about same-sex marriage.

On this blog, I write a lot about how both sides can have more gracious dialogue in the debates about homosexuality and Christianity, but I don’t often spend time making arguments for my own personal view. (Anyone can argue for a position; showing grace to your opponents is harder.) So for those of you who … Read more…

5 super-awesome author moments.

As a first-time author, there are a few special moments that you never forget. They’re moments that feel surreal because you’ve always thought of them as things that only happen to big, important authors, and you don’t think of yourself that way. So when they happen to you, it’s like… So far, I’ve had four … Read more…

VIDEO: TV host Michael Coren asked me if I can be gay and Christian. Here’s what happened.

First, a little background. Michael Coren is a conservative Catholic TV host in Canada. He’s known for being deliberately provocative at times, and he doesn’t shy away from controversy. He’s been called “Canada’s Bill O’Reilly” at least once, though he doesn’t see himself that way; he says he’s less polarizing than that. But when he … Read more…

VIDEO: CNN asked me if Arizona’s bill is about Christians vs. gays. Here’s what I said.

So, I was on CNN this morning, and they were super nice. They were asking me about a new bill in Arizona that would allow anyone—not just churches and religious organizations, but anyone at all, in just about any situation—to claim exemption from anti-discrimination laws by appealing to their freedom of religion. In my view, … Read more…