Three Years of Transparent: The Situation for Gay People in the Church

Three years of dedicated time researching and thinking through the situation of sexual minorities in The Church has given me several observations I think are worth your consideration. I write this out of concern for the mental health of gay people in connection with Christianity and out of a desire to carve out a home … Continue reading Three Years of Transparent: The Situation for Gay People in the Church

Three Years of Transparent: Reflections on Power and Vulnerability

When I moved Cities a little under 3 years ago I made the decision to start talking about my homosexual orientation as though it were common knowledge. I had spoken about this fixture of my life to several people prior to this but all of a sudden, I found myself running training on the Christian … Continue reading Three Years of Transparent: Reflections on Power and Vulnerability

On Gay Conversion Therapy Pt. I

A lesbian friend of mine recently shared on Facebook an investigative article written by Farrah Tomazin (great name) published in The Sydney Morning Herald. It’s entitled ’I am Profoundly Unsettled’: Inside the Hidden World of Gay Conversion Therapy. It looks at the remnants of conversion/reparative therapy that exist within Christian ministries in Australia today. The … Continue reading On Gay Conversion Therapy Pt. I

Interview – The Gospel Shaped Life for Celibate and Gay Christians

A few quick things I want to point out in this audio. This conversation was conducted in front of a completely Christian audience and so I wasn't really trying to apply apologetics or accommodate for different beliefs in the room. The interviewer starts with some comments about same-sex marriage. Please note that this interview has … Continue reading Interview – The Gospel Shaped Life for Celibate and Gay Christians