Category Archives: Prairie Rainbow

Ministry of Defense and Encouragement entries

Fourteen Years of Privilege

Friends, Greetings.

Just want to share with all y’all an anecdote about living gay in the red state of North Dakota, a right-to-work state with no LGBT workplace or housing protections. On September 22nd, my 14 year graphic design position with Continue reading Fourteen Years of Privilege


What would Jesus say?

During the last week of August 2017, the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood released The Nashville Statement, a Christian doctrinal missive on modern sexuality. Since its release, there has been much discussion on the subject. In response there have been several documents written in response of stronger LGBT inclusion. A group of young, progressive Christian leaders wrote their response in the form of Christians United Statement on LGBT inclusion. Continue reading What would Jesus say?


Coming Home

On  Sunday morning of June 18, 2017, as part of Bismarck’s Dakota OutRight Capital PrideFest, we held an interfaith worship service in Seratoma Park. Numerous religious religious Continue reading Coming Home


FWD: An Open Letter to Rev. Franklin Graham from a “Small Church” Pastor


Dear Frank Can I call you Frank? This is just pastor to pastor. Feel free to call me Peter. Anyway, I have to say I was flattered when I learned that your Decision America Tour took a detour off the…

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Help Me, Christian—I Can’t See Jesus

Christian, I have a problem that maybe you can help me with. I keep hearing you Christians tell me that I need Jesus; that he is my only hope, that he is the one who saves, that the best life available here is lived by knowing him. Many of you have spoken to me with……

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