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    The Bible and the Binary (Part One)

    In the first post in this series, I shared about my moment of revelation concerning the freedom of the gender binary: how God’s creation of us as male or female, and his...

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    The Freedom of the Gender Binary

    There was a time in my childhood when I thought I was a girl. Though externally I looked like a boy, and everyone thought I was a boy, I believed that internally I was a...

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    Some Tricks of the Trade

    I recently spent a few sessions helping a group of pastors to think through their position on a complex ethical issue. At the end of one of these sessions, one of the...

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    Making Sense of Sexuality

    For many people, the Bible’s teaching on sexuality and gender just doesn’t make sense. (And that probably includes a lot of people in our churches!) 'How can God expect...

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    Trading Personhood for Power

    How is it that we live in societies of great abundance and prosperity, unparalleled in history in terms of the wealth and health we enjoy, and yet those societies are...

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  • (A Smaller Collection of) Books of the Year 2018 image

    (A Smaller Collection of) Books of the Year 2018

    I’m sure that many of us share the same mix of feelings when Andrew posts his annual summary of the best books he has read that year: a combination of gratitude for his...

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    An Interview with David Bennett

    Last month I posted about David Bennett’s new book, A War of Loves. The book tells the story of David’s journey from being a gay activist to a follower of Jesus...

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  • Why I’m Wary of ‘the Presence of God’ image

    Why I’m Wary of ‘the Presence of God’

    There’s a lot of talk of ‘the presence of God’ these days. We want to ‘encounter the presence of God’, to ‘be filled with the presence of God’ and to... Read more
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    Christmas in Context

    Christmas only makes sense in context. You quickly realise that when you start to read the infancy narratives in Matthew and Luke. Who are David and Abraham and what’s...

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  • The Unexpected Story of a Gay Activist Discovering Jesus image

    The Unexpected Story of a Gay Activist Discovering Jesus

    As subtitles go, this has got to be one of the best and most intriguing. It’s the subtitle of A War of Loves by David Bennett which releases later this month (or today...

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