Where Faith, the Real World & Gay Life intersect!

How Can You Still Love The Church?

How Can You Still Love The Church?

Sep 30, 2014

  Vicky Beeching is in trouble. She is a popular Christian singer and, after living in the closet for more than 20 years, she has come out as gay. She is now under attack by many of those who used to adore her, and who still sing her songs every Sunday morning. She is hurt and scared, but she is living true to herself – and she is not going anywhere....

Forgive & Support? What is Mark Driscoll’s Gospel?

Forgive & Support? What is Mark Driscoll’s Gospel?

Aug 25, 2014

What is the “gospel” according to Mark Driscoll? Driscoll, Pastor of Mars Hill Church, is one of the loudest anti-gay voices out there – every word spoken “in the name of Jesus.” This is Rob, Susan’s husband writing today… It appears that the Elders at Mars Hill Church have had enough. Yesterday, Driscoll stepped down because of his abusive message (and some...

“Jesus Christ!” – Curse or Praise?

“Jesus Christ!” – Curse or Praise?

Jul 31, 2014

You open the book, the words clearly say, ‘Rob stood up and said “Jesus Christ!”’  Was I cursing or offering praise? How do you know? This is Rob, Susan’s husband, writing today. There is no way to know, or to know the true meaning of what I said, and the heart behind my words, if you do not know my motivation for saying it, my audience, and...

Do Gay People Have Better Sex Than Straight People?

Do Gay People Have Better Sex Than Straight People?

Jul 24, 2014

  “Sex with you is so good, we should celebrate it by having sex.” Do LGBTQ people have better sex than straight people? Maybe they do. Just maybe they do. 🙂 This is Rob, Susan’s husband, writing today. Great sex has nothing to do with whether or not you are gay or straight, but think about it… I think one of the keys to great, intimate, passionate, wild,...

Jesus Wept… Because of Christians, Not Gays.

  “Jesus wept.”  But not because of gays. This is Rob Cottrell, Susan’s husband. I wanted to share my heart with you today. This past year the Supreme Court handed down rulings supporting gay marriage. Many Christians used words like abomination, devastating, disgusting, tragic. Mike Huckabee, the ultra conservative right wing TV personality and...