Month: April 2017


“I love you, but…”

"I love you, but..." I heard that phrase over and over again when I first came out. From family members, from people who I once counted as my chosen family, from folks from the missionary community I worked in. It was very strange to me because I was taught about a Jesus who loved without conditions, who simply called people into abundant life. I braced myself for the assholes of the internet coming at me. It still is not uncommon to get an email or facebook message or comment telling me to turn away from my sin. That if I repented and turned to Jesus my life would be saved. Those don't bother me because I don't know those anonymous…