The Jesus in Adore Weblog has moved to Qspirit.net, a new site on queer spirituality with LGBTQ saints, history and books.
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The new Qspirit.net site will make the Jesus in Adore weblog a lot extra accessible to persons by way of mobile devices, social media and search engines. Q Spirit has a new Facebook web page at facebook.com/qspiritual.
The Q Spirit project comes from lesbian Christian author Kittredge Cherry, who founded Jesusinlove.org in 2005 and launched Q Spirit in November 2016.
The Jesus in Adore Weblog expands the which means of holiness by presenting diverse historical persons, events and books of spiritual and religious significance to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) persons of faith and allies. It promotes LGBTQ spirituality and religious freedom by teaching really like for all persons, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
“Q Spirit indicates queer spirituality. It also stands for questioning spiritual traditions,” she stated. “The name Q Spirit is a extra precise reflection of the content material on my weblog, which has grown beyond my initial concentrate on just Jesus to contain quite a few LGBTQ spiritual figures and other religious traditions. Do not be concerned, my Jesusinlove.org site will continue to emphasize LGBTQ visions of Christ. Q Spirit offers further space to develop.”
The Q in LGBTQ can imply “queer” or refer to persons who are “questioning” their gender identity or sexual orientation.
“The Q Spirit site is about questioning spiritual and religious assumptions,” Cherry explained. “It concerns typical Bible interpretations and standard history. I bring a spirit of questioning authority and checking details to my site. Q Spirit is on a quest for spirituality beyond all boundaries.”
The Q Spirit logo symbolizes the universal Spirit expressed in a special way by way of queer practical experience. Cherry worked with queer Welsh artist Andrew Craig Murphy-Williams to style the logo. The rainbow colors of the modern LGBTQ flag develop a colorful “Q” with a extended tail that cradles and uplifts the Spirit. Standard black text conveys the basic, all-inclusive high-quality of the Spirit.
Cherry is passionately committed to Jesus in Adore and Q Spirit since they grew out of her personal individual journey as an author, minister and historian. She considers her perform at Jesus in Adore and Q Spirit to be a calling that she aims to pursue with grace even in the face of bigotry.
“I will retain faith with my responsibilities as a writer who seeks to know and reveal the all-inclusive nature of God,” she stated.
Cherry has earned the trust of thousands of readers. At this time of transition, she reaffirms that she will continue bringing them cutting-edge LGBTQ spiritual articles. “I guarantee to retain performing what I think in: presenting LGBTQ spirituality so that persons can make up their personal minds.”
Jesusinlove.org was launched nearly specifically 11 years ago on Nov. 17, 2005 with a news release titled “New site dares to show gay Jesus.” The extremely initial weblog post right here at jesusinlove.blogspot.com was “Introduction” on June 26, 2007. Nine years later, the Jesus in Adore Weblog will have to adjust with the instances and adopt a much better blogging platform.
Q Spirit will turn into an on the internet dwelling for previous and future articles from the Jesus in Adore Weblog and Newsletter. Readers contact it inspiring, informative, courageous, “truly a light in the darkness for gay Christians” and “always fabulous.”