“How Did I Believe That?” – Reflections on Pray Away, Part 1


The release of Pray Away, a documentary on the ex-gay movement that promotes changing one’s sexual orientation through reparative (conversion) therapy, has been on my calendar since its August 3 date was announced. So, Tuesday morning I woke up, turned on my television, opened Netflix and pressed play. Because of my previous involvement within the … Continue reading “How Did I Believe That?” – Reflections on Pray Away, Part 1

O Come, O Come Emmanuel


Jesus is born into the midst of deep longing for liberation. God’s people root their identity in their deliverance from Egyptian slavery into the promised land. They are the people who cried out under oppression, whose God heard their cries and came to be-there* with and for them. “I have seen how My people in … Continue reading O Come, O Come Emmanuel