A fun video I made about my travels to the Netherlands for the first time to promote the Dutch release of my book Torn.
One of my favorite moments from Seinfeld is in an episode where Elaine discovers that her boyfriend David Puddy is listening to Christian music in the car. She’s intrigued by this, so she begins a conversation with him: ELAINE: Do you believe in God? DAVID: Yes. ELAINE: Oh! So you’re pretty religious. DAVID: That’s right. … Read more
In my last post, I said that many churches are really bad at supporting single people. This was a shocking revelation to no one—well, no one single, anyway. Because when you’re a single person in a church full of couples and families… …after a while, you begin to feel… …a bit superfluous. And it’s a … Read more
Single people of all ages often struggle to feel welcome in their churches. Here’s why I think that is.
Last week, I had the privilege of speaking, alongside my friend Ron, at Gordon College, a Christian school in Massachusetts. We were there to talk about faith and sexual orientation as part of “Sexuality Week,” a week of presentations addressing issues from rape culture to LGBT dialogue. But one of the most powerful things I … Read more
One of my all-time favorite TV shows was the workplace comedy Better Off Ted—which is probably the worst name I’ve ever seen for such a funny show. (Until I actually saw the show, I mistakenly imagined it was about dead people, like Dead Like Me or Pushing Daisies. It’s not.) Better Off Ted was a … Read more
It’s story time, everyone! Today we get to take a journey through someone else’s life. One of the things I love doing on my blog is looking at things from different people’s perspectives. Sometimes I address my posts to conservative Christians; other times I address them to the LGBT community. Today we’re going to be … Read more