Category: Video Content

Anabaptism & LGBTQ Inclusion

Recently I had the pleasure of being a guest on the MennoNerds podcast to talk about how my engagement with Anabaptist theology shapes my thoughts about LGBTQ inclusion in the church. By drawing from central emphases within Anabaptist theology, I believe churches within the tradition can navigate a way toward fully affirming and including LGBTQ ...

Certainty & Worldview Crisis

There is so much death in this world. I’ve come to think about death broadly as anything that diminishes life. I’ve borrowed the term “deathliness” when referring to that which threatens, disrupts or damages life or wholeness. When face to face with the pain of deathliness, it is common for us to experience a dissonance ...

He Comes in Love for Life

Once upon a time, I sat in a wooden pew and listened to “the gospel story” told to me by the Southern Baptist pastor of a small country church about three hours north of here. The story I heard goes something like this: Humans are sinful. Ever since Adam & Eve’s great act of disobedience ...

Let’s get to work

Last week I met a group of reformers in Chicago that has given me new energy and vision for the inclusive justice work I want to do. Our journey as The Reformation Project's 2018 Leadership Development Cohort began in January with three months of studying about biblical interpretation, LGBTQ inclusion, racial justice, community organizing and ...