Sexuality

How to deal with abuse of my children by other family members?

[Note from the Editor: This is an unusual piece for Off the Page. However, when the question was submitted to us, we knew we needed to respond. The best things to do for the victim is listening to their story…

Read More

Was Paul a Chauvinist Homophobe?

Was St. Paul a racist, chauvinistic jerk? This question is seriously considered in Paul Behaving Badly, a new book that set my expectations high with such an eye-grabbing title. Though I found some of the authors’ arguments lacking, I appreciate…

Read More

Jane the Married Virgin and the Effects of Purity Culture

I’ve been watching Jane the Virgin since season one, enjoying the improbable telenovela story of a virgin who is artificially inseminated, having a baby long before she gets married or has sex. As a Catholic, saving sex for marriage is…

Read More

For God So Loved…Everyone Else

I wish I could use the past tense to describe my struggle to perceive God’s love for me.   A few years ago, a spiritual director visited one of my seminary classes to give a talk on spiritual direction, a…

Read More

How Should Nonaffirming Christians view Affirming Christians?

  This is by far one of the hardest questions I’ve had to think through as I wrestled with this topic. It’s one thing to weep with those who experience same-sex attraction but think it’s wrong to act on it….

Read More

Stainless | Beacon Light

  Last week I sat down with Grand Rapids rapper Beacon Light to talk about partnering together here on Off the Page. We had a great conversation over coffee about sexuality, parenting, sin and brokenness, and the beauty of grace….

Watch Now

Airplane Lines Offer Hope

Over the next few weeks author Laurie Krieg shares her story about same-sex attraction. She felt alone, judgment (both internal and external) that she was (is) the worst, wrestled with her identity, and felt hopeless. In this series, Laurie tackles each…

Read More

What Am I? 3 Reasons I Take No Labels

Over the next few weeks author Laurie Krieg shares her story about same-sex attraction. She felt alone, judgment (both internal and external) that she was (is) the worst, wrestled with her identity, and felt hopeless. In this series, Laurie tackles each…

Read More

We Are Not the Worst

Over the next few weeks author Laurie Krieg shares her story about same-sex attraction. She felt alone, judgment (both internal and external) that she was (is) the worst, wrestled with her identity, and felt hopeless. In this series, Laurie tackles each…

Read More

Laurie’s Story of Same-Sex Attraction

  Writer Laurie Krieg shares her story struggling with same sex attraction.  

Watch Now