Religious conservatives and the LGBT community have to learn to make room for each other.
A few months ago, Methodist pastor and blogger Allan Bevere wanted my viewpoint on the argument that the acceptance of same-sex marriage will lead to polyandrous relationships. (Allan doesn't share that view, but is trying to answer that question.) I have to admit that I haven't answered Allan's question yet. It's not for lack of... Continue Reading →
Most of the people who read this blog know that I try to understand and respect the views of evangelicals and conservative Christians. I came from that background and even though I'm a mainline Protestant, the theology that made me who I am is the evangelical faith of my youth. Because of that and because... Continue Reading →
About a week ago, I wrote a post on same-sex marriage and how those of us who support it should act towards those that oppose it. Can we be good winners to the losers? Some of the response to that post got me thinking (and agonizing) over this issue. In two states, Kansas and Arizona,... Continue Reading →
16 But Ruth replied, “Don’t urge me to abandon you, to turn back from following after you. Wherever you go, I will go; and wherever you stay, I will stay. Your people will be my people, and your God will be my God. 17 Wherever you die, I will die, and there I will be buried. May... Continue Reading →