Now We Have To Talk

6/5 Last week marked two major milestones in church and American society in the ongoing conversation about the place of GLBT people in our midst. In my Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) the discernment and voting season ended when the last presbytery voted on whether our church should allow openly gay and lesbian people to be ordained. […]

Jesus Loves Me This I Know

5/8 “How do I tell the young woman who was baptized and grew up under our eyes, bravely came out at age 19, and still comes to church that she is not “qualified” to serve?” An elder in the San Francisco presbytery asked me this in response to a recent blog post about the defeat […]