The next week promises to be a busy one in the real world–meaning a relative quiet one here in the e-world. A few of my newest long-form pieces are still in the works, and should be released in the coming weeks, but, to throw another blog on the fire, here’s my brief addition to State of Formation‘s topic of the month for February, titled “To Be Understood.”
As a result of reading all the posts in our topic of the month, the thing that’s been on my mind a lot is being more proactive about reconciliation strategies between people of faith and the LGBTQ community.
What prompts this topic is a beautifully written article posted by my good friend, and State of Formation colleague, Oliver Goodrich. The article is titled “Communion Secrets: Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” and chronicles the painful struggle between the Christian church (specifically here, the Greek Orthodox tradition) and members of the LGBTQ community. If you didn’t already click on that link, do so here. I won’t tell you again. Read More