I’m attending a conference on LGBTQ+ Rights. This morning we talked about the economic opportunities of the Trans community in the Northern Triangle. Watching the video “Jóvenes Desprotegidas” We discussed how closed society is officially and culturally to trans people. Violence is expected. As one of the activists said: “It feels radical to be inContinue reading “Guatemala update: Tough realities and queer joy as protest.”
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Will you join Cristosal in defending LGBTQ+ Rights?
From September 5-11, 2022 I will be participating in a summit on defending LGBTQ+ human rights in Central America and other environments where governments are hostile to those rights. We will be meeting with queer leaders and sharing stories and methodologies. My congregation, Holy Communion, has paid for my trip in its entirety, but I want to raise awareness and support for the activists in Central America and Cristosal’s work.
I invite you to make a contribution to Cristosal’s work here:
Playing Catch Up with the Spirit
God’s Spirit falls on all the people the disciples would have despised. This movement of God is much bigger, and wider, and more beautifully diverse than Jesus’ followers could have imagined. God’s love knows no human boundaries. The early church was always playing catch up. That is the story of Acts, and that frankly is the story of the church today. God’s Spirit continues to invite us out beyond where we are comfortable, to join in the beautiful work of God’s expansive love. We are to receive the Spirit, and the people the Spirit sends us, as a gift.
Blessed are the Poor?
What happens if we take Jesus at his word: “Blessed are the poor?” If we don’t subconsciously add “in spirit?”