One Spirit, One Body

I am a Baptist, but I went to a Methodist seminary, so I have many professors and colleagues, people I count as friends, in the thick of things this week. Church in the Cliff is an affirming congregation; we definitely have feelings about the relationship between the Church and queer folx. So, while I’m not in the thick of things, …

David Loved Jonathon

This past Sunday was rough.  I am pleased to see so much happening in the wake of the events in Charleston.  Seeing Confederate flags removed in Alabama and initiatives to do the same throughout the South is encouraging.  However, there is so much more to do than change the racist décor.  While we endeavor to keep the quest for racial …

Coming Out

Thursday was National Coming Out Day.  I’m reading through Facebook comments of friends from high school to whose pain I was oblivious.  I regret that I was not then the person I am sometimes able to be today, an advocate and ally.  I am certain that through my frequent silence, constant blindness, and occasional word and deed, I hurt people.  …