Reconciling Ministry Blog

August 30, 2017

The Denver Statement  – a response to the Nashville Statement by some of the queer, trans, gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, gender-queer, asexual, straight, single, married image-bearering Christians at House for All Sinners & Saints (Denver, Co)...

August 9, 2017

I was born into a family that believed in going to church every Sunday and every holiday.  I grew up in the church, met many friends through the church, and for the majority of my life the church was all I knew.  But like most things, I grew o...

July 7, 2017

There’s no way to get around it, navigating your LGBTQ identity with people in your life who are not affirming is difficult. If you’re struggling to find a way forward, know that even trying takes a lot of energy, skill, and grace. And know th...

July 6, 2017

New York Times Opinion

January 28, 2017

My mother has dozens of family pictures in her hallway, but not a single one of me. She keeps recent photos clustered in the spare room where I sleep when I visit. I turn them facedown when I’m there.

It to...

July 3, 2017

United Methodist Church Pastors Perform Secret Same-Sex Weddings in OC

OC Weekly - FRIDAY, JUNE 30, 2017 AT 7:32 A.M.

A same-sex couple exchange rings in Santa Ana after Prop 8 is overturned

"Friends, we are gathered here...

June 22, 2017

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This month we celebrate acceptance, fearlessness, strength, and the freedom to be ourselves.
We invited organizers of LGBTQ groups to Meetup HQ to share what Pride means to them. This is what they said:

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June 22, 2017


Brett Ray Brett is a trans man exploring the meaning of faith and life in the United Methodist Church.

Corey Black, "God, Grace, and the Gay" Corey is a passionate believer exploring his faith and sexuality.

Jarell Wilson Jarell is a...

June 22, 2017


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