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

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