By Reconciling Ministries Network: “The uneven ground shall become level, and the rough places a plain.”
By Rev. Gil Caldwell: Black and LGBTQ lives matter. It is not either/or, but both/and.
I am asking that we be honest about the breadth and width of our institutional harm.
By Colin Jon David Stewart: “That’s how you build a community.”
By Rev. Izzy Alvaran: Breaking the chains of oppression for one group of people should be connected with the liberation of others.
By Ann Craig: Progressive people of faith in the USA need to learn about Africa.
By Jarell Wilson: This Holy Saturday, let us set our hands to aid the One who made all things in birthing something new.
By Dr. Kristen Benson: You might not think of North Dakota as a hotbed for LGBTQ rights, yet we are wholeheartedly invested in social justice.
By Jane Brazell: The Holy Spirit was among us pouring out the love of God, filling our hearts with passion for justice, and binding up those places that had been weakened or injured during the past 12 months.
He went on to decry the “isms” which indeed deny the integrity of individuals and the richness of God’s creation.
We remember and celebrate because the lives of women and, especially, Trans women, are always at risk.
When I take this understanding of angels seriously, the story of Sodom and Gomorrah finally makes sense.
It is the ability to affirm love for one’s partner, even if one actions indicate otherwise, that holds marriages together.
As long as injustices towards our LGBTQ siblings are maintained systematically in our ordination process, all of us as the body of Christ are held captive to evil. I am a participant in this system and tainted by an unclean spirit.
How do I learn to be an ally of my black sisters and brothers as a brown gay man also trying to learn how to appreciate my brown-ness and fully embrace my gay identity?