Do you find yourself working for God’s kingdom, fighting an evil ruler, and so discouraged you sometimes pray for death? If so, maybe you can learn from the example of the prophet Elijah, who found himself in exactly that circumstance in 1Kings 19: Continue reading Spiritual Self-Care for the Resistance
I have two quibbles with the new NALT (Not All Like That) project, which is trying to make it clear that Christians are not all anti-gay: Continue reading Two Complaints about the NALT Project
I’m Jonathan, and this is my little house on the Internet. Come on in and make yourself comfortable.
First blog posts are a sort of genre of their own — a dreadfully dull genre, I’m afraid — wherein I introduce myself and state all of my plans and goals for the blog, before I (a) utterly neglect the blog, or (b) take it in a completely different direction.
If you’re reading this, I assume you probably already know me in real life; I’m not sure why else you would be here. But in case you don’t, here’s what you’ll need to know to make sense of this: I’m a Christian (Presbyterian, to be specific, and PC(USA) to be even more specific), and I’m gay.
Oh, and I was on Jeopardy! once. But that was a long time ago. Continue reading Introduction