Getting Out of Our Own Way to Prepare for God

Last Sunday, I told Eliza Buchakjian-Tweedy’s excellent story as a sermon on Isaiah 40. Please enjoy it here, on her blog. Or you can listen to me tell it in a slightly shortened version:

Safety and Affirmation

Some background information to this rather rambling post might be necessary. Yesterday I participated in the Bad Christian podcast,¬†following a bit of a Twitter altercation around LGBTQ people participating on platforms that also elevate the voices of non-affirming speakers. The whole mess originated when one of the Bad Christian hosts, Matt, invited the women who…