In Power of Messaging, we looked at the specific ways the gay rights movement has used messaging to promote their cause. As we move forward, let’s consider one other aspect that contributes to social change. In addition to messaging, Erin Brownback believes that over the course of the last 50 years, America has experienced the rise and … Continue reading Counter Messaging
In Power of Perceptions, we discussed how one’s internal perceptions can help shape one’s identity. Today, we will explore the power of external messaging, which has influenced the broad acceptance of gay-identified people and gay rights. In a recent interview, Erin Brownback, on Communicating God’s Design for Family, talks about the power of messaging and how it impacts … Continue reading Love is a Verb: Power of Messaging (1)
When it comes to discussing matters of faith with our gay-identified friends and family, things can go south in a hurry. From my own experience, things either grow heated or become circular. One of the contributing factors to these types of responses is a well-established belief among the gay community that “all Christians are biased, intolerant, and … Continue reading Love is a Verb: Talk about the Elephant
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As we move forward in the “Love is a Verb” series I hope you found the questions I asked in Assess helpful. In my own experience, I have engaged in discussions about faith and sexuality with gay-identified people and gay Christians and often find myself in the midst of a heated conversation. It’s frustrating, isn’t it? Sadly, … Continue reading Love is a Verb: Ask and Listen
In Restored to What? I said we would take a closer look at the act of restoration. I went on to say, “What I came to recognize was that my personhood and identity had been buried beneath my sexual identity as a lesbian. I saw that my personhood and true identity needed to be unearthed, reclaimed, and … Continue reading The Act of Restoration
Out of respect for the victims of the Orlando shootings I have delayed my regular posts. Orlando has caused me to pause and evaluate several aspects of my life. As a result of my own process, a new addition to this blog has developed. I will be adding a new series call Love is a … Continue reading My Lingering Question