Category Archives: Christian Colleges

I Awoke from a Dream this Morning

It is, at this moment, 9:39 a.m. I awoke from a dream this morning. It was a vivid dream, short. I lay in bed for a few minutes, pondering the dream. I realized I had to post it, this morning. I went … Continue reading

Posted in Abomination, Banks, Christendom, Christian Colleges, Church of the Nazarene, Deeper Life, Discipleship, Simpson University, Southern Baptist | 2 Comments

Homosexuality and Me: the People and the Path

Someone recently asked me how my understanding of homosexuals evolved. Before 2001, before I learned that my son was gay, homosexuality was a non-issue for me. I’d met quite a few gay men along life’s way, so many that I’m … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Colleges, Clobber Passages, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Discipleship, Homosexuality, Homosexuality and the Bible, Simpson University | 19 Comments

BJU Survivors: Creating New Families, Showing New Solidarity

Mari Elise Duvall, a survivor of Bob Jones University and a member of BJUnity, is a friend on Facebook. She posted a brief, heartfelt message recently about her reaction to the FB page, “Wipe Out Homophobia.”  I asked her if she would write … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Colleges, Christianity, Family, Gay Christians, Homosexuality, Lesbians, Religion, Testimony | 8 Comments

Growing Up Gay in the Church

A little girl is born to Christian parents. She is raised in a Nazarene church, goes to Sunday school, attends VBS in July, and youth group on Friday nights. She prays to receive Christ in her heart when she’s 5 years old, … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Colleges, Church of the Nazarene, Gay Christians, Homosexuality, Point Loma Nazarene University, Religion, Simpson University, Theology | 7 Comments

A Christian Lesbian from Bob Jones University

“I have always had His presence in my life.” Growing up I attended mainly Baptist churches, and in the 70’s attended a Baptist grammar school in a Denver suburb. During this time, I went forward during a Sunday evening service and accepted Christ as … Continue reading

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Gay Nazarene Todd Clayton’s New Blog

Todd Clayton was at the center of a heated controversy at Point Loma Nazarene University (PLNU) in March, 2011, when he declared publicly that he was gay. This sparked outrage through much of the Church of the Nazarene (CotN), mainly because Todd was serving his second year … Continue reading

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Christian Lesbian Shares Her Coming Out Story

I met Monique a little over four years ago. Knowing her has been one of the great blessings of my life. I have only known a handful of people who radiate the love of Christ the way she does. When … Continue reading

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