Hope Springs Forth

Hope Springs Forth

Four weeks ago my partner and I moved back to my home state of North Carolina. Just two weeks later the North Carolina legislature enacted one of the worst anti-LGBTQ laws in the country effectively opening the door to discrimination of transgender and gender...
We are this. Wrestling with the impact of HB2.

We are this. Wrestling with the impact of HB2.

   I’m trying to find words to describe yesterday. I spent most of the day in Raleigh, watching HB2 unfold. Committee hearings, hallway gatherings, deliberations, and voting. I was awed by the courage and honesty of folks who stood up and spoke against this...

Networking Groups and Ambassador Program

During the opening session of the More Light National Conference, Alex shared a new direction, a theology of God’s abundance for our work moving forward. As Alex shared this vision, I reflected on a movement that welcomed all my being. Too often in church spaces it is...

My First Week on the Job

What a first week as the Organizer at More Light Presbyterians. Over the weekend I joined 900 others from across the country at Montreat. The occasion, MLK’s Unfinished Agenda, was a commemoration of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s presence at Montreat 50 years ago....