It’s not rocket science. It doesn’t take much once you want to begin to understand. I’m writing this as a white mama who decided to sit down and start listening. I’m just at the start, and I know I have a lot to learn, but so far it’s been fairly easy to begin to comprehend. … Continue reading What Wouldn’t I Burn Down?
Today we ran 2.23 miles in honor of Ahmaud Arbery, a young black man of 25, gunned down near his own neighborhood simply because he was black. We are supposed to say we ran in solidarity with him, but I am grieved to admit that I should have been running in solidarity with him so … Continue reading #IRunWithMaud
Wow, wow, wow! I had the honor of interviewing Honor Genetski today! She is a game changer for all moms out there struggling to find their own in the journey of motherhood. So many of us feel unsupported, lost, beat down, and also knowing it could be better. The difference between surviving motherhood and … Continue reading Podcast #9: The Journey of Awakening: With Honor Genetski
My wife and I were having a lazy Sunday morning, probably hiding from our children this weekend, and scrolling through Facebook, each spying on each other’s feed, as we like to do, and stumbled across an article posted in one of our “married same-sex couples” groups we are subscribed to. (Cool fun fact, this … Continue reading The Hallmark Christmas War of 2019
I'm so excited to publish this latest podcast episode with guests Mel and Melinda Stevens of Cheyenne WY. They graciously allowed me into their home and answered all my questions about coming out in Wyoming, life before and after DADT in the military, and fostering as a same-sex couple. Their story is amazing! I know … Continue reading Podcast Episode #4: A peek into that Pesky Gay Lifestyle with guests!!!
One of the biggest struggles we’ve faced even with Side A people who are affirming is the often said sentiment of, “You know, I know what the Bible says, but I just can’t not love everybody.” Or, “I know what the Bible says but I’m willing to look the other way, cuz hey, we all … Continue reading Not Crying On Sundays Part 4: For the Bible Tells Me So
The church has been celebrating their recent happy middle ground. "We can agree that you can be gay, we agree that probably won't change, but ACTING on it is a big, fat, sin." The church can congratulate themselves on this victory of practicing humanity while holding their self-appointed high moral ground, applauding themselves for being … Continue reading Not Crying On Sundays Part 3: The Forced Choice
I told you all this was going to be seven whole parts long, but I already feel weary of the topic. So, we’ll just have to see where this all takes us! I’ll still hit on some of the biblical arguments, but this one will be a bit more personal. I’ve heard it said many … Continue reading Not Crying On Sundays Part 2: Redemption
Our amazing church is doing a full 4 week series on the LGBT/church struggle, called Grace and Truth. They are also doing a church-wide, 10 week small group study of the book Grace/Truth by Preston Sprinkle, a Side B (you can be gay but you just can’t act on it…celibacy or straight marriage are the … Continue reading Not Crying On Sundays: Part 1 of 7
Isaiah 56:4-5 For this is what the Lord says: To the eunuchs who keep my Sabbaths, who choose what pleases me and hold fast to my covenant—to them I will give within my temple and its walls, a memorial and a name better than sons and daughters; I will give them an everlasting name that … Continue reading Scripture Encouragement