Betrayal has been a thread woven in and out of my life. Nowhere has it been more evident than in matters of the Christian faith. From my late teen years to my mid–twenties I spent the majority of my time connected to a para–church organization. Admittedly, my motivation for being a part of this group … Continue reading When Faith Feels Like Betrayal
Preface: The last couple of years of my post–gay experience have been challenging. The SCOTUS decision on same sex marriage brought me to a new level of resolve. I had to learn the balance of loving my LGBT friends and honoring God’s intended design for sexuality, gender and marriage. Just shy of one year since the … Continue reading Acts of Betrayal (1)
Join me on the Restory Show with Mary E. DeMuth, as we discuss my story and life. Continue reading Join me on the Restory Show
In part one of this series, we looked at four key arguments that Pro-Gay Theology Reformists make surrounding faith and sexuality. In this post, I will examine a more conservative yet still liberal point of view upheld by many gay-identified Christians. Ron, a member of the Gay Christian network, responds to Justin Lee, representing a second point … Continue reading Examining the Lines that Divide (2)
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?
Last week here in the USA we had National Coming Out Day and I can say from a personal perspective it was much easier to come out as a gay woman than as a fully devoted follower of Christ. You know, one of those people . . . a “Christian.” As you can imagine, my … Continue reading Outing Myself as a Christian