Fear, Love and Another Supreme Court Decision

Yesterday, the Supreme Court decided by a 5-4 vote to uphold the ban on transgender service members fulfilling their call to service in the United States military. It was said by one woman just four years short of retirement in the Navy that this decision “speaks volumes about where we are as a country.” ThisContinue reading “Fear, Love and Another Supreme Court Decision”

Transforming Outside the Lines

It is more than ten years ago now. It doesn’t seem like it could be that long ago but it was over ten years ago that I found myself searching for my first call. Fresh out of seminary, I was ready to serve the church. So very ready. These were in the days before marriageContinue reading “Transforming Outside the Lines”

After Orlando

I don’t want to point fingers or try to provide rationale. I don’t have any words to make sense of how¬†someone could walk into a nightclub and open fire shattering the lights and the music and 50 lives¬†in any town, but it happened in Orlando on Saturday night. Others will do that. Others will useContinue reading “After Orlando”

Until Sunday

Last month, when this video appeared on Facebook, I was amused. I laughed out loud but it didn’t feel like my story. Not anymore. There was a time in my ministry when I heard these comments said every single day. There was a time when I felt like I needed to fight for the rightsContinue reading “Until Sunday”