Category: Oriented to Love

How Good and Pleasant It Is!

By Stefie Dominguez Tim Keller shares this truth about human beings: To be loved but not known is comforting but superficial. To be known and not loved is our greatest fear. But to be...

InterVarsity in the Culture War

By Gabriel Blanchard InterVarsity Christian Fellowship’s (IVCF) recent clarification of its stance on homosexuality—not only explicitly confirming the organization’s commitment to the traditional Christian ethic, but also asking that employees who dissent from it...

Naked at Church?

By Derek Kaser Can people get naked at your church? Can they bare everything and still be accepted without hesitation? Fear not—I’m not suggesting we should make room for streakers at church. I’m talking...

Building a Family Around Dialogue

By Kristyn Komarnicki A couple weeks ago I met up with six Oriented to Love (OTL) dialogue alums who had agreed to model loving dialogue for a group of Eastern University students. We’d been...

Making Love Louder than Hate

by Darren Calhoun Tomorrow will mark my sixth year of being part of counter-protest efforts at the Chicago LGBTQ Pride parade. This effort started with the “I’m Sorry” campaign in 2010.  At that time,...

Divisive Issues as Spiritual Practice

by Rob Barrett Christian practices teach us to live differently. So when the culture preaches relentless productivity and greed, we practice resting and giving. Such things don’t come naturally, but practice enables us—by the...