I recently wrote a guest post for The Honey Quill blog about my new tattoo. Here is the start: “Long before I was sexually active, I was drawn to the Biblical stories of outcasted women—the woman at the well, the woman who anointed Jesus’s feet with perfume, the woman for whom Jesus drew a line … More Sex, Love and Acceptance: Defining myself as a Scarlet Christian
I decided to do this 40 days in the wilderness challenge during a time of financial desperation. I wanted to trust that the idea was inspired and, because of this, if I managed to sort through my theological questions and doubts for forty days, that I’d be more spiritually grounded and perhaps also better of financially. … More Which Wilderness? Money, Sex, and God
If we are supposed to trust in the mystery of God, how should we then pray? … More Panentheism
Playful does not have to be insincere. For me, sexual play has become a way of questioning, processing, and healing my wounds around my queerness. … More On Hooking Up — My Queer Version
Casual sex can numb a person to the immense powerful potential sex has to offer. But it can also tap into that power. … More Should Christians Hook Up?
Peeps! I am so excited to announce my new project: a biweekly sex and relationship advice column called Just the Tip for Rebellious Magazine! Check out my first column. And please submit me questions! Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
When I say I’m single, it feels like I’m erasing so many people who are important to me. … More When I say I’m single (and polyamorous)
The Rev. Dr. Beverly Dale, affectionately known as “Rev Bev,” is an ordained Christian clergy in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and graduate of Chicago Theological Seminary. She is currently an adjunct professor at Lancaster Theological Seminary teaching courses on sexuality and religion and is the founder of the inclusive, science-friendly, sex-positive Incarnation Institute … More Interview with Rev Bev
Many have chosen to be in communities that only accept the Christian part of them. I’m the opposite. Most people in my life accept me completely, but they relate to the queer part, not my faith. GCN felt in some ways like coming home. … More Reflections on the Gay Christian Network
Even as we mature and learn to make better choices for ourselves, I don’t think we suffer less — I think we just handle it better. … More The promise of rest