Love Does No Harm

Love Does No Harm

Christians have a unique relationship with change. We experience conversion as a result of our encounters with God, stepping into new life with Christ. That experience of change, the Spirit’s work in and through us, we call sanctification: an ongoing conversion...
Woe to Churches Shaming Women and Protecting Abusers

Woe to Churches Shaming Women and Protecting Abusers

“It’s just the way of the world.” “It is what it is.” Take or leave it, this explains the eschatology I was raised with. We were “so heavenly minded” that we were “no earthly good.” We focused on saving ourselves and to hell with the rest of the world quite literally....
Dear Queer Soul: Here’s Why It Will Be OK

Dear Queer Soul: Here’s Why It Will Be OK

Dear Queer or Questioning Soul, When GFM asked me if I could write a column about Pride Month, I struggled for weeks to figure out the direction I would take this piece. I could have written an eloquent explanation of the history of the Stonewall Uprising. I could...
Widespread Support in US for LGBTQ+ Rights

Widespread Support in US for LGBTQ+ Rights

A majority of U.S. adults across age, gender, political and religious demographics support the enactment of nondiscrimination laws to protect LGBTQ persons, according to a Public Religion Research Institute report published March 23. Overall, 76% of all respondents...