Exploring the Intersection of
Sexuality & Spirituality
TEACHER, PASTOR, MUSICIAN, SPIRITUAL DIRECTOR
As a gay Christian, I am passionate about the intersection of sexuality and spirituality, and I work to create safe, sacred space for people exploring these identities.
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In November 2016, my former wife, Luanne Nightingale, and I gave a talk at TEDx Sonoma County. “Choosing Gratitude and Hope” tells the painful but ultimately redemptive true story of our 23-year mixed-orientation marriage and our choice to end it with gratitude and hope.
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There are so many tortured queer folks out there, desperately searching the scriptures for affirmation, reading and watching everything they can get their hands on. Brownson convinces them that they can be a faithful gay Christian, then Gagnon convinces them they...
I’ve had the privilege of being a guest on several podcasts. Listen to those episodes here, and then subscribe to my mailing list so we can stay connected.
Join Common Sanctuary founder and executive director Matt Nightingale as he talks with pastor, educator and activist Rev. Steve Pieters about his life and work, including his groundbreaking interview with Tammy Faye Bakker on the PTL Club in 1985, as depicted in the...
Why would a straight pastor become an ally to the LGBTQ+ community? And what happens next? Join Common Sanctuary founder and executive director Matt Nightingale for a wide-ranging conversation with pastors Scott Austin and Tony Gapastione.
Jordan, Support Group Participant