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Considering Washed and Waiting

The controversy over the Revoice Conference is producing plenty of heat. For me it is a frustrating conversation because of the heightened emotions, quotes that may or may not be taken out of context, a lack of civility and the presence of shibboleths. 1,831 more words

Questions Over Coffee: Homosexuality

Another great question.

What about homosexuality? Is it a sin after all? If so, why? What about Gay Marriage.

Before I move to the hot button topic of homosexuality, I must ask a question. 1,508 more words

Spiritual Friendship | Wesley Hill


I have a lot of thoughts about this book. Not quite a treatise for friendship, and not quite a personal reflection, it was difficult to know how to read – at times it seemed like a memoir, at times a discursive essay… I appreciate what Wesley Hill is trying to do with this volume: encourage the church to think about how it defines and practises friendship, and consider that there are a number within the church – single, married, widowed, divorced etc – who need friendship that is more meaningful than often we allow our friendships to be. 259 more words

Book Review

Review: Washed and Waiting

Washed and Waiting (revised with new Afterword), Wesley Hill. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2016 (originally published in 2010).

Summary: An updated narrative of a celibate, gay Christian man, including thoughts about the recovery of the place of celibacy and the importance of spiritual friendship. 874 more words

On Books

Learning the Language

*First post in a series on language, so please be patient and know there’s much more to be said about LGBTQ language. We’ll take the conversation one step at a time! 1,101 more words


How Nouwen Responded to Criticism of His Celibacy

I was recently sent a talk by a popular Christian speaker in which the speaker shared the following critique of gay Christianity, bringing a strong charge against Wesley Hill and others from… 1,143 more words

Sexual Identity