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Oct 15, 2013

This Thursday, October 17, is Spirit Day, when millions of people will wear purple to stand against bullying. 

Oct 11, 2013

In honor of National Coming Out Day, here are ten of our favorite blogs on Coming Out & Christianity! :-)

Sep 12, 2013

This is a letter to NALT Christians taking the first step to tell the world they support LGBTQ inclusion.

First and foremost: welcome, and thank you! 

I know that many people participating in the NALT campaign are taking great risks to stand up, often alone, to homophobia and transphobia in their communities. I know from my own coming out how terrifying this can be, and I want to honor the courage that this takes. 

Aug 28, 2013

The LGBT movement has made a strong case that gays are just the same as everyone else, and furthermore, our same love deserves equal rights.

In the meantime, we are watching the clock unwind on racial justice.

Apr 12, 2013

Two weeks ago, I stood face-to-face with Westboro Baptist Church outside the Supreme Court. I was one of many Christians attending the rally for marriage equality who gathered nearby to counter their offensive rhetoric.

Mar 30, 2013

A reflection for Holy Saturday, and for all those who wait.

We wait together for the resurrection, having witnessed our Savior's suffering with the women at the foot of the cross.

We wait together for our own healing, having witnessed our Savior's death at the hands of human failings.

Jesus' very presence on the cross is miraculous. In the crucifixion, we see the child of God endure the greatest of our suffering.

Mar 22, 2013

In seminary, I took a whole class on the Book of Job. It was taught by one of my favorite professors, who happens to be the expert on the subject, and what I remember most from our studies is how Job’s afflictions introduced him to the reality of chaos in the world.

Once a respected leader in his community, Job finds himself in the margins, ostracized and humiliated by sickness and poverty.

Feb 11, 2013

In an unexpected announcement today, Pope Benedict XVI released his letter of resignation, citing both his own "advanced age" and the challenges of "today's world" as factors in his decision:

Jan 29, 2013

The 25th National Conference on LGBT Equality: Creating Change, was held in Atlanta last week. Sponsored by the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, the conference is an annual organizing and skills-building event that attracts over 3,000 attendees each year. 

For the third year in a row, the "Practice Spirit, Do Justice" track featured workshops and speakers around the theme of religion and LGBT equality.


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