In case anyone missed it, many of us have been participating in an ongoing conversation about sexuality and sexual ethics. There have been so many brave people sharing their stories with honesty and dignity. Collectively, we all seem to need to move away from the shame and fear that have permeated conservative evangelical teaching. This […]
I had the wonderful privilege of writing a short story for fellow blogger Tim Gallen. The story, “Loose Connection,” is the featured Fiction Friday post. Enjoy!
Moira is worried that she hasn’t been fulfilling her obligations as a wife. What if her husband doesn’t agree? This story contains adult themes. Non-explicit references to intimate acts.
The other day, David Hayward (a.k.a. Naked Pastor) updated his Facebook status thus: It’s going to hurt anyway. So if you’re going to love, give it everything. He’s right. We can’t save ourselves from hurt by refusing to expose ourselves to love. That in mind, we may as well dive right into the deep end. […]
If we, as Christians and as churches, want to be known for our love and compassion, we might consider the ways in which we make some people feel rejected by Christ. There are no people in existence for whom God does not possess infinite love and compassion. Sometimes we need to draw on that, even […]