People have been asking me for this for years. In this video, I explain why Christians need a more nuanced approach to the Bible and homosexuality—and where I believe that nuanced approach should lead us.
In a world where majority groups and minority groups so often fail to understand each other, is there a place for empathy? (This was the last talk I ever gave at The Gay Christian Network’s annual conference.)
This week, I was asked to write something on Easter for a new LGBT Christian blog in Australia.
A couple of weeks ago, after the Pulse nightclub massacre, I wrote this post encouraging Christians to speak out publicly with words of sympathy and solidarity with the LGBT community. I heard from a lot of you that you did just that—and I really appreciate it. You never know how much your words may mean … Read more
Yesterday, the LGBT community was devastated by an attack in which over 100 people were gunned down in cold blood, 49 of them killed, all by a single shooter who hated gay people. This is not, on its surface, a story about Christians. But I’m a Christian who writes about Christian things to a Christian … Read more
I posted this just now on Facebook and wanted to share it here: I’ve spent the morning being devastated and speechless once again at the terror that one human being can inflict on so many others. As someone who’s lost a family member to gun violence, news like this always feels personal. But an attack … Read more
This video is fantastic. We NEED to hear more stories like this. If you have a great story to share (yours or someone else’s), send me a link!
This morning I read an article about a breast cancer survivor who, in the wake of North Carolina’s “bathroom bill,” now finds herself being mistaken for a transgender woman—and treated therefore as less of a woman—because of her mastectomy. Her story reminds me of one of the big problems we humans often have when dealing … Read more
A fun video I made about my travels to the Netherlands for the first time to promote the Dutch release of my book Torn.
Members of minority groups are sometimes told they shouldn’t identify as part of the minority, because their “identity should be only in Christ.” But is that really a Christian concept?