Browsing All posts tagged under »Spirituality«

LGBTs and Christians: bridging the chasm

June 29, 2012


A friend of mine posted a link to this blogpost by a straight Christian ally. He writes to affirming Christians, non-affirming Christians, and to us. To my LGBT friends: If you used to be a Christian and aren’t now because of the way you’ve been treated in the church or your Christian home, I understand […]

Beliefs that conspire against relationship

May 31, 2012


This week I was informed that my commune was going to be discussing homosexuality at our weekly meeting. My dear friend and housemate, who is a gay Christian also, had recently written a coming out letter which he emailed to me, our house leader, as well as a lot of his spiritual community. The house […]

Coming out on Easter

April 9, 2012


This post is primarily a story, but since it is Easter… This is kind of a new way to think of coming out. Not coming out of the closet, but hatching “out” of the egg. Since it is Easter, and the egg is a symbol for birth. As a gay Christian, Easter is a symbol […]

Coming out Mennonite and Queer

July 3, 2011


This first post is going to be very long, and I hope it doesn’t dissuade you from following this blog. My journey so far… I grew up in a conservative Christian home, a Mennonite home. Family is very important to Mennonites. We tend to be related to each other. When Mennonites from different states bump […]