Original writings for The Epistle listed by the authors.
Authors: Bruce Gerig, Caroline Stacey, Catherine Benskin, Chad Gurley, Claude D. Ashby, Jr., Clifford Rivera, David W.T. Brattston, Dipo Olatade, D. Miess, D. Seiple, Edrick, Emanuele Macca, Erika Meyers, Erwin de Leon, Gennee, George Nochta, Gregg L. DesElms, Gypsy Rose, Halley Low, Ian, Jacob A. Taylor, James M., Jim Cucinella, Joe Fernicola, Joe Perri, Joey Heath, John Allen, John Beddingfield, John Montin, Justin R. Cannon, Justin Parks, Kari Morris, Karla McNeal, Katharine Royal, Kennan B., Kevin-TheGuyOutsideTheWalls, Larry L. Rice Jr., Lori Heine, Mario Gerada, Mary F. Grambsch, Micah Royal, Noel Bordador, Olga Nikiforova, Rick, Ryan Bradshaw, Shane K. Andersen, Sloopy, Susan E.Gilmore, T.K. Herrin, Tim Wolfe, Zell Schwartzman
Homosexuality and the Bible Series:
Clobber Passages: Reexamined
Supplement: The Bible & Homosexuality flier (A one-page flier for hand-out)
Biological Determinants and Homosexuality
The Ex-Gay Illusion
A Very Hot Topic
Supplement: A Selected, Annotated Bibliography
Biblical Inspiration and Authority
& David: An Introduction
Jonathan & David: Jonathan's Background
Supplement: Homosexuality in Ancient Egypt
Supplement: Homosexuality in the Ancient Near East, beyond Egypt
Jonathan & David: David's Background
Supplement: Laying out a Time-Frame for Saul’s Reign
Jonathan & David: Their Meeting
Supplement: David's Beauty and Jonathan's Love
Jonathan & David: Their Companionship
Supplement: More On Saul's Sexual Insult and David's Losing It
Jonathan & David: Their Three Covenants
Supplement: Jonathan's Gifts and Their Secrets
Jonathan & David: David's Lament
Supplement: A Closer Look at David’s Lament, Part 1
Supplement: A Closer Look at David’s Lament, Part 2
Jonathan & David: After Jonathan's Death
Supplement: David and Jonathan and the Epic of Gilgamesh, Part 1
Supplement: David and Jonathan and the Epic of Gilgamesh, Part 2
Jonathan & David: David's Women
_Supplement: Greek Homosexuality
Jonathan & David: The Debate Continues
Supplement: Interpretative Issues in the Jonathan & David Debate
Supplement: Narrative Issues in the Debate
Eunuchs in the OT, Part 1, Introduction and Summary
Eunuchs in the OT, Part 2, Castration in Ancient Assyria, Babylonia and Persia
Eunuchs in the OT, Part 3, Hunting for Castrates in Israel before the Exile
Eunuchs in the OT, Part 4, Hunting for Jewish Castrates during the Exile
Introduction to Paul's Letter to the Romans
_Supplement: Roman Sexuality in Paul's World
An Analysis of Romans 1:18-32, Part 1 - An Exchange of the Creator God for Worthless Idols
An Analysis of Romans 1:18-32, Part 2 - A Giving over to Lustful, Dishonoring, and 'Unnatural' Sexual Behavior
An Analysis of Romans 1:18-32, Part 3 - Closing Issues in Romans 1:18-32
Other Articles & Studies
for Noah’s Ark
Mysteries of Christmas
Supplement: Have Astronomers Found the Star of Bethlehem?
The Lord's Prayer
Genesis 1 - Science and the Bible
Chapter 1: The Hebrew Text and the First Creation Account
Chapter 2: The Evolutionary View and Genesis 1
Chapter 3: Five Approaches to Reconciling Science and Genesis 1
Footnotes, References and Translations
The Spirit & the Flesh Part 1: Fulfilling Christ's Law of Love
The Spirit & the Flesh Part 2: Finding a Christian Gay Ethic
The Revelation Given to John
Is the Shroud of Turin Really Christ's Burial Cloth?
He Believes In You
Love SOC (Stream of Consciousness)
You’ll Just Have To Excuse Me
Save Me From Myself
The Light Seen
and he talked to me
I feel good
The Stoning of Andrew
dream on God's shoulder
My Spiritual Abuse
i watch the walls
Birds of a Feather
The "Straight" Voice
what is going on?
"Why Go and Do Likewise"
i can't wait for the day
invitation to smile
met my breath
Does It Mean To Be A GLBT Christian?
Being Spiritual In A Non-spiritual World
I Don’t Like Myself Much
14 Responses to 14 Fundamentalist Christian Myths
Everyone’s A Critic
Where Do I Go From Here?
Praise the Lord!
Me, me, me
Am I Really Still Saved?
Really Trusting In God
Seeing With The Eyes of God
Passing Along Pain
Lack of Faith? Or Will of God?
A Letter To Christians Who Don't Like Us
Mercy, Not Sacrifice
Coming Back to God
Us vs. Them
Choices and Options
Let Your Light Shine
It's All About People
Jesus and the "Immoral" Woman
Our Tape Recorder
Pain & Healing
Sticks & Stones
The Christian Perfectionist
I'm Dancing As Fast As I Can!
Going Back To That Place
"True" Christians Are A Mess!
The Real Reason Straight Americans Can't Accept Gay Americans
The Most Spiritual Thing You Can Ever Do
Seeds of Thought
the eternal wanderer
I Strongly Agree
The Legalistic Mind
Seeing the Good in Everyone
Why I Love Jesus
Father, forgive them...
Afraid of God
Deeper Spirituality: A Closer Walk With God
The 3 Temptations of Jesus
Sin and the Commandments to Love
Ghosts that haunt us
Finding God Through All the Hate
The Simple Gospel of Jesus Christ
Praying for Others
When Doves Attack!
A Servant of God
The Love of Money
Let Go and Let God
The Holy Spirit
In Praise of Women - A Gay Man's Perspective
Hero Worship - Our Need to Idolize
Loneliness is such a terrible thing
A Portrait of A Disciple of Jesus
God's Ways Are Not Our Ways
What We Have Left Undone
Our Modern World - how much we have truly strayed
The Pain of Loss
Putting God First- A Call for a Revived Heart
Complain, complain, complain- (the opposite of thanksgiving)
The Body of Christ
The Inside of the Cup
The Power of Fear
Christians Who Still Don't Get What Jesus Is All About
What If Jesus Was Here Today?
You are exactly where God wants you to be...for now.
Stuck in the Past
The Self-Centered Christian
Skulls are "IN" this year
Going on a Spiritual Diet
Why Would A Loving God Send Anyone to Hell?
Heaven Is Where God Is - Part 2 of "Why Would A Loving God Send Anyone to Hell?"
God's Toughest Lessons
Prayer in our walk with God
The Lukewarm Christian
Why Leaving The Church Might Be The Best Thing You Can Do For Your Spiritual Life
The New Atheists and the Excuse That Science Kills God
Why I Give To Homeless People
God's Watching Eyes
The Day I Had to Apologize to a Stranger
I Believed Them
We Are Because of God
Our Freedom To Choose
Not Everyone Who Says to Me,'Lord, Lord'...
Difficult People in Our Lives
The Peace That Passes All Understanding
The Pain of a Broken Heart
and A Christian
God's Love for Transgender People
Reaching Out To Everybody
Does God Want To Display His Work In You?
A Light Shining Through Life's Rough Seas
A Transgender Woman's Prayer
The Jordan Road
Spiritual Exercise To Help Make The New Year A New Year
a Modern 23rd Psalm
What Jesus Has Done For Me.
Reflection on Prayer
Along the Way
Looking into the Mirror with Augustine: A Reflection on his Confessions
An Open Commentary to the United Methodist Church and all Christians of Good Faith
the wounds that bind us
to be the image of God
a matter of heart
suicide is not painless
living outside the cocoon
on Divine gifts & human rights
expectations, not so great
the moment matters
the church has no volunteers - oh my
They Want Us Are We Being Ministered to, or Marketed to?
A Spontaneous Eruption of Family
Love in the Shadows
Letting Out Our Light
Droplets in the Ocean
One "Yes" Leads to Another
"Stand Up, Stand Up for Jesus"
Bread, Circuses, Christians and Lions
Superman's Splinter (Or Is It a Log?)
Are We Anybody?
Danger - and Opportunity
Opening the Door
What Comes Naturally
The Gospel According to Marge Gunderson
Our Chance to Say Thanks
Lift Every Voice
And Now, After the Holidays - the Real Saint Nick
Mrs. Quakenbush's Kumquats
What's My Line?
Evil Invaders from Outer Space
Through the Car-Wash With God
Keeping in Touch
Making Lemonade Out of Love
Entertaining Angels Unawares
God in Not in the Fire
The Pharisee's Worst Nightmare
Setting the Spirit Free
The Pause That Refreshes
Things That Make Us Go "Duh"
The Way We Are
The Priority-Driven Life
A Mystery Inscrutable
The Wayward Wind
"Good" and "Happy" Shake Hands
Everything I Looked At
Tio Leo's Livery Service - A Short Story
Heresy is a Cruel Mistress
All Souls-Without Exception
The Treadmill of Good Intentions
Joy of Being
Yeshua In Our Midst
A Macho's Embrace
Gay and Holy?
Shades of Light
A Bunch of Nice Words about Love?
I was wondering...
God, Bells, Pride and LGBT
The Gay Body - Incarnating Christianity
Gays Who Pray?
Waiting for Him
A Place to Rest
Ripples of My Christ
Rhythms of Understanding
Madness Without Him
The Wondering Soul
Confronting Bible Abuse, Part 2: Beginning Again with God
Confronting Bible Abuse, Part 3: Building a Support Network
Overcoming Bible Abuse, Part 4: Re-Discovering the Bible as a Book of Freedom
in the Poor and Smelly Manger
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?
Kingdom Without Walls
The Glorious Wounds of Easter
The Parable of the Prodigal Father
The Politics of Forgiveness as the Politics of Christ
Something About Mary
Why Go to Church?
Life is what happens to you
God's Disciples: A Motley Crew
"I'll Be Home for Christmas..." Welcoming the Homeless God
Be On Your Guard...Stay Awake!
Jesus: The Kiss of the Lonely God and the Lonely Man
Jesus Christ: The True Mirror of Ourselves
"I've fallen and I can't get up"
Good Gifts Come In Small Packages
Thank God It's Friday
Jesus: A Rebel With A Cause
On Discernment: Two Pitfalls to Avoid
For Every Time There's A Season: Praying Through Life's Changes
God Comes in the Night: A Reflection for Christmas
Love Don't Need A Reason
A Place at the Table
The Love of the Poor: The Criteria For Our Final Judgment
The Good Thief - Ave, Crux, Spes Unica!(Hail, O Cross, Our Only Hope!)
The Love of God Knows No Bounds: Our Adoption As God's Children
Humbling Ourselves Before God - Our Need for Forgiveness
Spiritual Spic 'n Span
Alleluia! Christ is Risen! The Lord is risen indeed! Alleluia!
Jesus the Good Shepherd
Enter through the Narrow Gate
Welcome the "Little Children"
Chop Wood and Carry Water
The Metaphor of the Journey
To Be In the World But Not of the World
Our Friendship with God
The Coming of God
Waters of Life
Following Christ's Suffering Service
"My Vocation is Love"- A Reflection of the the Life of Therese of Lisieux
Who Is My Neighbor?
Swimming in God's Love
Sustaining Our Prayer Life - A Study Guide
God's Loving Embrace
Rising To New Life
Just Being You
You Are Welcome
Faith and Action: The Great Disconnect
An Authentic Life Without Regret
Discovering Your True Self
Love in Community
God Embraces Us
The Compassionate Heart
Our Possessions that Possess Us
God Is Near
The Crooked Path to God
God Sees the Heart
Being A Good Neighbor
Our Beautiful Brokenness
Pruning Our Hearts
A New Life, A New Self
Love and Love Again
The Unexamined Life
Remove Your Sandals