In an effort to be seen as loving, friendly, and welcoming, religious organizations put out the welcome mat for LGBT people. But once in the house, the reality of donor-distress-driven policies emerge. A kinder and more honest approach would be to say, “You’re not really welcome as you are. Enter at your own risk.” Read the latest example in Time’s piece by Julie Rodgers.
Thanks to Caroline Kittle’s excellent recent post, I have been thinking a good bit recently about what it means to be a person of privilege. I have also been re-reading the book of Acts and ruminating on the situation of the Apostle Paul. There are lots of threads here but a number of them seem to be weaving around the Third Way in a way that I find really compelling. Continue reading