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?
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
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……
A wonderful insight of Queer Faith in the Heteronormative Church.
It was Sunday. I could smell the spam and eggs in the kitchen, my mom and dad were laughing over a cup of coffee, and I could hear Nicole C. Mullen’s “You’re the music of my heart” on repeat in the living room. I woke up with a huge smile on my face, it was Sunday! Sunday was my favorite day of the week. After a morning of breakfast and getting ready off we went, one big happy family ready for a day of church. Church is an all day event when you’re the child of a children’s pastor; an event that I loved. I loved the church. Loved.
Unfortunately saying the words “I love the church” isn’t an easy thing for me to do now days. Just the other day a friend asked me, “Jordon, how are things going with the church?”. I paused. I mean, I get…
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2 Corinthians 12:5-10 (NLT)
Paul’s Vision and His Thorn in the Flesh
That experience is worth boasting about, but I’m not going to do it. I will boast only about my weaknesses. If I wanted to boast, I would be no fool in doing so, because I would be telling the truth. But I won’t do it, because I don’t want anyone to give me credit Continue reading That Thorn