All posts by Jonathan Gardner

Sunlight shining through leaf

God of Anger, God of Love

I am faced with two inescapable facts: I am Christian, and I am gay. My religious upbringing from the day I was born has been in the Christian faith. It is my heritage and my tradition. My parents’ church was quite conservative. We were told

Dove flying in Lisbon, Portugal

Confession

When I was growing up, there was no option: One man with one woman, in marriage, for life. Anything else was condemned. The thought of a man with a man was unspeakable. – I was never allowed to consider that I might desire a man.