• The Big Mess

    I was wondering, what do we do when we make a mistake?

  • Pride

    “If I am killed at Pride in the Bible Belt…”

  • The Value of Affirmation

    I delivered this message at Westside on March 10th as a part of a service about coming out and owning our truths. I realized today that I never got around to posting it here. That particular service wasn’t recorded, but I do have a super video of a late-stage run through, featuring a very cute…

  • Enough

    This is the first sermon I ever wrote, before I had even officially decided to pursue a career in ministry.

  • #GC2019 – Blessed are the Queer

    Blessed are the wanderers, Seeking affirmation. Blessed are the worshipers, Praying from closets, Pulpits, pews, and hardship. Blessed are the lovers of leaving – Leaving family and familiarity, Leaving tables Where love is not being served. Blessed are those who stay. Blessed are those Who hunger and thirst for justice – For they will be…

  • On Divine Love and Affirmation

    That is the story of how I came out as gay in a minister’s office in the Bible Belt and was met with nothing but love and congratulations. Absolutely everyone should be able to have such a positive, uplifting coming out experience. Absolutely everyone should have access to an affirming and loving spiritual home where…

  • Open For Business – 5 Queer-Friendly Valentine’s Dates in Knoxville

    Partners in the Tennessee Equality Project’s Tennessee Open for Business program are committed to providing excellent service to all members of the community and dedicated to non-discriminatory policies and practices regarding their employees and guests. These businesses are listed on the TEP website and can also be recognized by the decals in their storefronts. Here are…