Well, the Special General Conference for the United Methodist Church is done. For those of us who are LGBTQ and allies, the result was shocking and hurtful.
Galatians 1:13-17; 2:15-21 and Luke 18:9-14 Sixth Sunday of Easter Losing My Religion Sermon Series May 21, 2016 First Christian … More
We might be called at times to do difficult things, like those who took part in the civil rights marches in the 1960s, all the while facing angry mobs of people. But most of the time, it involves doing a small thing. This is why Jesus talked about how great an act was of giving someone a cup of water.
Religious conservatives and the LGBT community have to learn to make room for each other.
My wife Jan and I have been members of First Christian Church of St. Paul for nearly 20 years. We … More
This is a sermon I preached on Easter evening in 2005. It is the text I will be preaching on … More
About a week ago, I wrote a post on same-sex marriage and how those of us who support it should … More
There are people in your life who’ve come and gone They let you down and hurt your pride Better put … More
A few weeks ago, I sat down for a beer with a fellow pastor. Actually, I had hard cider- he … More
Over and over again, I heard one phrase being used on my side of the same-sex marriage debate: “the right … More