Essay for “The Gay & Lesbian Review”

Thank you to The Gay & Lesbian Review for publishing my essay! Full text below image, or click on the link to read. “HOMOSEXUALITY is sin, no doubt about it. And it’s the worst kind of sin because it twists our sexuality and tries to make us believe we could be something we are not.Continue reading “Essay for “The Gay & Lesbian Review””

Rainbow flags at church.

Something big happened recently. And the fact that it fell on my birthday, was just one of those moments I felt God smile on my life – so I smiled back. July 25 was our first in-person church service at Open Door Church since Covid, and that was (CUE TEARS) emotional enough. It was alsoContinue reading “Rainbow flags at church.”

An LGBTQ podcast & interview.

Just catching up on some places I have been speaking lately! Keep an eye on my Speaking page to see all the latest chats. These last couple were so much fun! Stay tuned for more 🙂 Sunday, June 27, 2021 – (Langley, BC) – I had a great conversation with Rev. Ryan Tristin Chapman atContinue reading “An LGBTQ podcast & interview.”

Speaking in two places at once!

Thanks to pre-recording my messages, I was able to speak at two churches today! (Thanks technology!) The first was at Harcourt Memorial United Church in Guelph, Ontario, for their Affirming Sunday Service! With everything going on, it felt most appropriate to share about the challenge of balancing both grief & joy. My message is aboutContinue reading “Speaking in two places at once!”

Church.

Pausing along the Maple Ridge / Pitt Meadows Dyke trails to breathe in the mountain fog. Right now, this is my church. On my bike, sweating down these trails, God and I have it out. Almost every day. This (quarantine) time feels uncertain, in more ways than one. So, I confess my scariest fears. MyContinue reading “Church.”

My story for Dark Glass Theatre’s “Trespass”

Instructions for a life: Pay attention.  Be astonished.  Tell someone.  I grew up in a large Pentecostal church, baptized days after being born. God and Jesus were always a huge part of my life. My youth was full of Christian conventions, church summer camps and Friday night youth groups. I always believed the church wasContinue reading “My story for Dark Glass Theatre’s “Trespass””

A third way. Being interviewed for a message at “The Meeting House”.

“Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace.” – The Apostle Paul, Ephesians 4:2-3 (Our interview with Bruxy is at about the 29 min mark.) [In case it doesn’t work, link to the video here,Continue reading “A third way. Being interviewed for a message at “The Meeting House”.”