Why it Matters

Why it Matters

Written for First United Methodist Church, Oneonta, NY as they approach their 25th anniversary of their decision to become a Reconciling congregation. It was a spectacularly broken time in my life. I had just stopped drinking. I had just broken up with my boyfriend of...

On Being in the Right Church (Thoughts on the 2013 Louisiana Annual Conference)

“Sometimes I wonder if I’m in the right church.” A friend of mine overheard one of the delegates at the Louisiana Annual Conference saying these words just after the defeat of a proposal condemning same-sex marriage.  In light of recent events, the proposal’s sponsors...