A Very Queer Christmas

I’ve been pondering recently just how queer our Christmas story is.  Now, if you’re of a certain generation like me, queer might seem like a questionable word, one that has been used with derision or power-driven politics, and one that probably should be avoided.  The kids tell me, however, that many are reclaiming the word…

Generous Space Congregations

I have been engaged in meeting with denominational leaders this fall.  In particular, I’ve been meeting with leaders of Evangelical* churches (and by this term, I mean those denominations that hold to a high view of the authority of Scripture, the need for a personal and growing relationship with Jesus Christ, and the call to…

Why InterVarsity Needs Generous Space

Last week Time magazine ran a story indicating that InterVarsity U.S.A would fire staff members who theologically affirmed marriage for same-sex couples. After the weekend’s social media commentary on the article, IVCF’s vice-president Greg Jao gave an interview to the Christian Broadcasting Network to clarify things. In a nutshell, Jao explained: IVCF considers this a…

Generous Space in the Church

More and more people are experiencing Generous Space through our community groups running across Canada. Cultivating relationships and community shaped by the values and posture of generous space is bearing good fruit for so many LGBTQI+ people, their families, and allies. Another significant part of our ministry is in the church and broader Christian community.…