Disagreeing Well

Come listen, consider and discuss different Christian perspectives on LGBTQ inclusion.  The majority of this evening will consist of a panel discussion between people who have different sexualities and theologies, and will be moderated by Wendy Gritter.  There will be time for questions.  This event is hosted by OnePioneer, a network of past and present staff,…

Level Ground Film Festival

It’s funny sometimes how connections happen.  With the world of social media, a friend of a friend of a friend can become a new contact and sometimes the sense of resonance is powerful and exciting.  This is a gift to celebrate in what has often become a fragmented and individualized reality.  But let me back…

Risk Engaging the Conversation

The Windy City Times recently report on a meeting between members of SoulForce and Bill Hybels and others from Willow Creek Church. For those of you who may not be familiar with SoulForce, they are a national civil-rights and social-justice organization seeking freedom for LGBT people from religious and political oppression. SoulForce, in an initiative…