My good friend Sally has been traveling to the West Bank for a dozen years as a volunteer with Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT). I’m thrilled to share her story here. Sally Hunsberger used to think that as her children grew into more self-reliant teens, she would feel less conflicted about her regular trips to the West Bank [Read More...]
Following God’s call doesn’t require that we feel a particular way, only that we show up to do the work.
We must believe that it's necessary to go on with small acts of daily care even as the world seems to spin out of control.
Posted on Mar 26th, 2014 in Bible
, gay marriage
, Jesus Christ
, LGBTQ people
, ordained ministry
, ordination of LGBTQ people
, women's ordination
, World Vision
I support the ordination of women and LGBTQ people because if I didn't, I would have to look people in the eye and tell them that I don't believe that their call to ministry is real.
Posted on Feb 4th, 2014 in calling
, emotional faith
, Episcopal Church
Last weekend, I went on a one-night retreat with my church’s vestry. (In an Episcopal church, the vestry is akin to a board of directors. We advise and collaborate with the clergy on big-picture questions around the church’s mission, and approve the annual budget. I am in my third year of a three-year vestry term.) [Read More...]