Today, and in light of everything that faces trying-to-be-progressive Christians in our country at this time, this letter and what it means is really the straw that has broken this particular camel’s back. So… Continue reading When We (White, CISgender people) Plan Things
(Sermon re-printed here with permission of our 2nd child Calelia Cristian Avery) Am I My Sibling’s Keeper Genesis 4:3-10 Preached on January 31,2015 … Continue reading Am I My Sibling’s Keeper?
Speed bonnie boat, like a bird on the wing, Onward, the sailors cry; Carry the lad that’s born to be … Continue reading Speed Bonnie Boat: Elegy for Pam Byers
Yesterday, my friend Rev. Jim Moss wrote a Facebook post which indicated he believed our denomination (PCUSA) is in its death throes. He shared his … Continue reading Water Finds a Way
In three short days that have flown by since my return from the General Assembly in Detroit (PCUSA), I have … Continue reading A Little Open Letter: Moving Forward in Hope and Love after GA221
I installed iOS 7 on my iPad this weekend and today for the first time, I used the alarm app. … Continue reading Advent 1: Awake My Soul!
On the floor of General Assembly, I had two-one minute opportunities to speak related to same gender marriage. The first … Continue reading GA220: Same Gender Marriage