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Rachel Held Evans: A True Ally

RHE interviewing Allyson Robinson, my wife Rachel Murr, me, AnaYelsi Velasco-Sanchez, and Matthew Vines at a Why Christian? conference panel in 2016

Many people knew Rachel Held Evans far better than I, and have captured her generosity, kindness, and fierce love. I don’t have much to add to the mammoth matrix as we make meaning of her life and ministry. But what I do want to add is this: very few straight people — especially straight people who don’t have a queer family member — really get what it means to be an ally to the LGBTQ+ community.

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Solus Jesus: A Theology of Resistance, is the place to explore a new approach to Christianity. Emily Swan & Ken Wilson are co-pastors of Blue Ocean Faith, Ann Arbor (a2blue.org).

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Emily Swan

Emily Swan

Co-Author with Ken Wilson of Solus Jesus: A Theology of Resistance, and co-pastor of Blue Ocean Faith Ann Arbor, a progressive, fully-inclusive church. Queer.

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