Why I Do What I Do

“Nothing, I suspect, is more astonishing in any man’s life than the discovery that there do exist people very, very like himself.” ~CS Lewis, Surprised By Joy Lewis wrote this while reminiscing about a boy named Arthur who was bedridden from an illness. The boy Lewis was invited to visit Arthur during his recovery. Lewis […]

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1 Corinthians 6:9-11

1 Corinthians 6:9-11 has been my defining passage of scripture for years now. So I was quite delighted to hear a sermon Sunday morning based on that passage. But I was also a bit surprised at the number of people who asked me afterwards what I thought about what was said. A couple of them […]

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Dialogue With A Pastor’s ‘Gay’ Son – #17: On Cultural Masculinity (Part 2)

(This is the 17th dialogue in this series. It’s an edited and reconstructed version of the actual talk, but it accurately represents the essence of what was said. This is done with his permission, provided all personal references are omitted. I pick it up as usual after the opening chit-chat.) Him: I’ve been thinking a lot […]

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Dialogue With A Pastor’s ‘Gay’ Son – #16: On Cultural Masculinity (Part 1)

(This is the 16th dialogue in this series. It’s an edited and reconstructed version of the actual talk, but it accurately represents the essence of what was said. This is done with his permission, provided all personal references are omitted. I pick it up as usual after the opening chit-chat.) Him: People sure can say the […]

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Dialogue With A Pastor’s ‘Gay’ Son – #13: More Surprising Developments

(This is the 13th dialogue in this series. It’s an edited and reconstructed version of the actual talk, but it accurately represents the essence of what was said. This is done with his permission, provided all personal references are omitted. I pick it up as usual after the opening chit-chat.) Me: So what’s happening? Him: I […]

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