Browsing All posts tagged under »Emerging Church«

Sophia Series Session 7: Adele Sakler (N.C.O.Edition)

October 9, 2010

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Phil Shepherd aka the Whiskey Preacher is a straight ally who interviewed Queermergent’s own Adele Sakler aka Existential Punk for his latest Sophia Series Podcast, the (National Coming Out Edition)! You can check out Adele’s interview on the Whiskey Preacher’s website by clicking here or when it becomes available on iTunes here. Thanks for tuning […]

Living Outside Of The Closet

October 8, 2010

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Phil Shepherd aka the Whiskey Preacher is a straight ally who has created this youtube video of himself interviewing the coming out story of his friend Becky who is apart of Phil’s faith community The Eucatastrophe in Fort Worth, TX. Becky and Phil both hope and pray that Becky’s story can bring encouragement to those […]

Christianity 21 Roundup: a few thoughts from backstage

November 3, 2009

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Christianity 21 Roundup: a few thoughts from backstage BY Rachel Swan ___________________________________________________________________________ This post appeared originally at Rachel’s blog, The Sweet Bi and Bi, on October 17, 2009 and has been cross-posted here with Rachel’s permission. ___________________________________________________________________________ Last week in an unlikely place of beauty—Edina, MN, known for its wealth and whiteness—a whole bunch of […]

When Queers Pray

August 31, 2009

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When Queers Pray BY Aideen “I am the vine; you are the branches. If you abide in me, and I in you, you will produce much fruit. Apart from me you can do nothing.” (John 15:5) What if…queers were to start praying and interceding en-masse? What if…God has a really cool, white-hot purpose for the […]

Sermon on The Bleeding Woman

August 17, 2009

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The Bleeding Woman BY Nadia Bolz-Weber There were a lot of things and people in the time of Jesus that were considered unclean.  The list is long and found, not surprisingly,  in Leviticus.  To be unclean means that you are unfit to enter into the temple.  To be unclean is to be unholy and therefore […]

Christianity 21

August 14, 2009

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_____________________________________________________________________________________ Christianity 21: Faith in the 21st Century 21 Voices 21 Ideas 21 Minutes Each HT Julie Clawson! We live in a time of epochal change. Many find this change exciting; for others, it’s a challenge. Call it globalization, pluralization, or postmodernism, this change affects our economy, politics, government, and education—all of society. And, of […]

Same Difference: some wonderings on stories, labels and a queer sense of witness – PART 2

June 22, 2009

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Same Difference: some wonderings on stories, labels and a queer sense of witness – PART 2 BY Cary This is PART 2 of a 2 PART Series. Part II Matthew’s phrase provoked a range of unfolding questions in me. Not least, “What is a queer sense of Christianness?” Given the all-too-often painful exclusion caused by […]