By now you’ve probably seen the retraction from Eugene Peterson. Just yesterday, the internet was abuzz with the news that Peterson affirmed same-sex marriage and would even officiate a gay wedding. But today came the news that Peterson was disavowing his words in the interview. When I heard this, my heart hit the floor. Once… Read More We’ve been here before: Eugene Peterson and LGBTQ loss
My name is James Farlow, and I attended my 6th Gay Christian Network conference in Houston. It’s a pilgrimage my wife Rebecca and I make every year. Why do we go? We’re not gay, bi, or trans; just a straight cis married couple. We’re also evangelical Christians, which makes many people think that this is the… Read More Why this straight man is at a gay conference
People say it’s hard to come down from the mountaintop. I found it to be the opposite: coming down from the mountaintop is euphoric. Getting to the top of the mountain is exhausting, scary, and uncertain. It’s after the mountaintop experience when you begin to process the feeling of accomplishment and growth that it becomes… Read More Driving through the desert Day 2.5: the day where it took me ten hours to go 100 miles.
Originally posted on Rebecca Farlow:
I’ve not had a great relationship with church for a while now. I guess you could say we’ve been “on a break,” although to tell the truth, it’s more like I’ve been pretty savagely dumped and kicked to the curb. It’s only very recently that I’ve felt like I might…