The first time I heard Rev. Tim Johansen declare during communion that “This is Jesus’s table; he makes no restrictions, so neither do we.” That changed the trajectory of my whole life. It sent me out to answer a call to declare that message to anyone I meet.
The working title is United States of Grace, due to be published by Broadleaf Books in the spring/summer of 2021.
It’s probably a guitarist. Currently it's Trey Anastasio of Phish. I’m an audiophile and have tons of questions as a writer for him.
I thought we covered this during the interview.
Jesus declares liberation for all with his saving ministry. I get to bear witness to that happening in the lives of the people of God.
Because it’s a community of folks spiritually mature enough to know they don’t have all the answers. Sensitive to the Holy Spirit, and willing to work towards Radical Affirmation for all of God’s kids.