Rules of Interfaith Dialogue: The Basics

I love interfaith dialogue. It’s amazing. You have the opportunity to learn about other people, religions and philosophies, cultures, and various ways in which people worship or don’t worship. Those who are engaged in interfaith dialogue truly care about inter-religious understanding and unity but we all come to the table with our preconceived notions about … More Rules of Interfaith Dialogue: The Basics

After the Shootings: Building Bridges not Walls

Many different sides of the U.S. have manifested themselves in the wake of the Orlando shooting. There was solidarity with the victims families, LGBT, Latinx, and Muslim communities while there was new found resolve to attempt to pass gun control legislation. Now with the recent shootings of black men by the police and the sniper … More After the Shootings: Building Bridges not Walls

#DCFaith: D.C. Interfaith Leadership Summit

On Sunday, February 6th I attended the D.C. Interfaith Leadership Summit that is held annually by the Interfaith Conference of Metropolitan Washington. The Summit creates a space for interfaith leaders in the D.C. area to engage in interfaith dialogue with other religious and non-religious communities. This is a day-long event that is kicked off with … More #DCFaith: D.C. Interfaith Leadership Summit

Center for American Progress: A Bishop Makes the Case for Affirmation

On Tuesday (Jan. 19) I attended the conference On Building Transgender-Inclusive Faith Communities hosted by the Center for American Progress. I had been looking forward to this event for several reasons one of them being that Bishop Gene Robinson was going to be hosting Allyson Robinson on how faith communities can be more open and … More Center for American Progress: A Bishop Makes the Case for Affirmation

Religious Inclusion of the LGBT Community

Today, for work, I’ll be attending a conference at the Center for American Progress on religious inclusion of the LGBT community. The conference will focus on building transgender-inclusive faith communities. I plan on writing a post about the conference as soon as possible but while you wait I found this Huffington Post article about how … More Religious Inclusion of the LGBT Community