In search of a connection with a community of faith.
Colonialism, LGBTQ+ People, India and the Church In the last two weeks I had an opportunity to be on pilgrimage in India. When I arrived there on Sept. 4, 2018, “homosexuality” was considered a criminal act under Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, which banned any “carnal intercourse against the order of nature.” In other words, even as a gay man on a pilgrimage in India, it was best that I not say anything about being gay. That all changed on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, when the India ...
Lessons re-learned about advocacy with people with disabilities and Camp Hope.
What would a UMC "It Gets Better" Campaign Look Like?
One Church Model, Presbyterian Style.
In his second installment of his blog, Rev. Dr. Brett Webb-Mitchell dives deeper into his own personal story, while thanking those who have had the courage to be "out" in a sometimes unwelcoming church environment.
Welcome to Greater NW Pride!
Spirit Alive: A Special Post-Inauguration Edition
How to local churches and laity respond?
It was a small news story that had no national implications, no international repercussions, no world changing consequences. But there it was on the front page of the Los Angeles Times with the title: “In city beset by gangs, a 4-year-old’s slaying stands out”