Is It Possible to Have a Win-Win on Same-Sex Marriage?

From the archives (written in 2008) Is it possible to have a win-win on Same-Sex Marriage (SSM)? I think it‚Äôs not only possible- it‚Äôs imperative. The recent passage (and subsequent furor and church protests over) Prop 8 in otherwise reliably liberal California shows just how divided we are over this issue. Want to start an Read more about Is It Possible to Have a Win-Win on Same-Sex Marriage?[…]

Women Elders?

Evergreen has women elders, and the journey there was very much a part of our early story together as a community. As we sat last night during a wonderful elder meeting, laughing, talking about hard situations we're currently navigating, dreaming about the future, realizing we need more people on the team with us very, very Read more about Women Elders?[…]

David Fitch is asking questions about Diversity I’m waaay too chicken to ask

The Diversity We Seek: The Danger of Manufactured Pre-Determined Diversity I had a conversation with someone the other day at ‚Äúthe Vine‚Äù about diversity and seeking diversity. At ‚Äúthe Vine,‚Äù we‚Äôre in the process of planting/reviving 2 missional communities and I argued that one of these contexts ‚Äì Hyde Park ‚Äì had to be the Read more about David Fitch is asking questions about Diversity I’m waaay too chicken to ask[…]