Hi Friends, For the last eight years I have been on a journey to resolve my faith and sexuality. Since coming to a resolution, I have had many opportunities to share my story in front of hundreds of people. The issues surrounding, sexuality, marriage, and gender are hot button topics. They impact individuals, families … Continue reading I am Writing my Story
Hello readers, I wanted to share this Watermark Community Church Equipping Webinar with you: Responding to Same Sex Issues. Thanks to Nathan Wagnon, Nika Spaulding and the Watermark Equipping Team for allowing me to be a guest on the Webinar. Feel free to dialogue with me about the webinar. Your thoughts and comments are always welcome. … Continue reading An Honest Discussion on Faith and Sexuality
It has been crucial for me to examine scripture and my own motives surrounding the issues of faith, sexuality, and gender. For well over half of my Christian experience, I longed for God to bless my sexual orientation as a lesbian and approve of same-sex relationships and marriage. I studied the Bible in depth, seeking … Continue reading Examining the Lines that Divide PT.1
In my post Faith and Sexuality, I briefly referenced pro-gay theology. If you have been following my journey for some time, you know that early in my Christian experience I identified myself as a “gay Christian.” I was inclined to believe that one’s faith and sexual identity could peacefully co-exist. Over the course of time, I was … Continue reading Same-Sex Attractions: God’s Good Gifts or Sin?
AIDS/HIV has been part of my word since 1985; when I became part of the LGBTQ community. Since the beginning of the epidemic in 1981, more than 70 million people have been infected with the HIV virus and about 35 million people have died of HIV. Globally, 36.7 million [34.0–39.8 million] people were living with … Continue reading Reflections on World AIDS Day
To be transparent, I hate the conflict that happens around the topics surrounding faith and sexuality. The recent announcements of well-loved Christian authors/speakers Jen and Brandon Hatmaker, and well-known blogger and speaker Glennon Doyle Melton announcing she is in a same-sex relationship, have left me grieved and frustrated. The issues surrounding faith and sexuality are deeply personal to me and … Continue reading Faith & Sexuality: I Hate the Conflict!
A friend of mine recently sent me this NY Times article Is God Transgender? by Rabbi Mark Sameth and asked for my input. Let me first state that for me, issues surrounding faith, sexuality and gender are deeply personal. After reading Rabbi Sameth’s article, my concern is that the goal of “Transgender Rights” movement is not about bathroom laws or … Continue reading A Question: Is God Transgender?