A Mother’s Lament

Tripp has made it clear on several podcasts that he became unwilling to raise his kids in a church where this was even a question or issue. When my friend Rachel wrote this, I asked her if I could cross-post it here.  Why some are choosing to stay in The United Methodist Church... by Rachel … Read more about A Mother’s Lament

Homosexuality: the difference between TV and Greek Tragedy

Blogging is a fascinating way to interact with people over an issue or topic. Once in while a blog will unexpectedly come back to life after months of lying dormant. It usually happens when A) somebody references it month later B) when the topic hits the news again. The dying embers leap back to … Read more about Homosexuality: the difference between TV and Greek Tragedy

Rob Bell is Gay Affirming but not everyone is happy about it

Rob Bell, among others, has come out as open to Same Sex Marriage (SSM) - but not everyone is on-board with it.  David Fitch (with a Canadian connection) posted this: Who is Rob Bell speaking for/to in affirming gay marriage? His (former) church? Christians at large? The press? Culture … Read more about Rob Bell is Gay Affirming but not everyone is happy about it

What God doesn’t say and how not to read the Bible

The unpleasant topic of what God doesn’t say has shown up in three different conversations this week (and its only Tuesday!) : Tony Jones gave a little pushback to Daniel Kirk (a recent guest on Homebrewed) about homosexuality and the Apostle Paul. Both Paul and homosexuality are hot topics right … Read more about What God doesn’t say and how not to read the Bible

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