© 2020 by Suzanne DeWitt Hall

March 26, 2020

Since COVID19 slammed our shores, churches and worship leaders have increasingly made services available online. The virus brought isolation to the mainstream, but the need was already there, prior to the pandemic. Many of your neighbors were already housebound, or wit...

February 13, 2020

The following is an excerpt from my upcoming devotional titled Sex With God.

A threefold cord is not easily broken. 
(Ecclesiastes 4:12b DRA)


Contemplative Christianity offers the idea that there is a kind of knowing which goes beyond words, thought, and reason. This ty...

January 17, 2020

 The following is an excerpt from my upcoming devotional titled Sex With God.

No temptation hath taken you—except human; and God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above what ye are able, but He will make, with the temptation, also the outlet, for your b...

January 13, 2020

Painting by an unknown Indian artist.

Yesterday much of the church celebrated the baptism of Jesus by John in the river Jordan. Here's the reading used in the independent (LGBTQI+ affirming) Catholic church we attended:


Then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to be b...

December 25, 2019

 (This post is an excerpt from A Theology of Desire.)

Mary said to the angel, “How can this be, seeing I am a virgin?” The angel answered her, “The Holy Spirit will come on you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. Therefore also the holy one who is born...

December 25, 2019

 (This post is an excerpt from Where True Love Is.)

If within the city a man comes upon a maiden who is betrothed, and has relations with her, you shall bring them both out to the gate of the city and there stone them to death: the girl because she did not cry out for h...

November 25, 2019

My newest book titled A Theology of Desire will be available in Kindle format in time for use as an Advent devotional! I'm really excited to share these contemplations about intimacy, consummation, and the longing of God. Here's an excerpt, to whet your appetite. 

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November 20, 2019

Over the past few weeks I've been presenting a workshop series on helping churches transform to be more affirming and inclusive of transgender and non-binary people. The timing aligned in holy synchronicity with a transwoman's coming out to the congregation. We were de...

November 6, 2019

A few days ago my dear wife posted this screenshot on the Where True Love Is Facebook page. It generated a lot of discussion, including comments by a guy who had this to say:

Well... he’s also known as GOD THE FATHER... even the Lord’s Prayer starts with Our Father... A...

October 22, 2019

My beloved and I are mentoring a woman as she deconstructs her understanding of God and sex built over decades of seminary and ministry. One of her recent questions helped me realize the absurdity of the notion that there is a "right" way to experience sexual attractio...

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