Why the devotional is titled "Sex With God"

As word has been getting out about the launch of Sex With God, we're discovering that some people find the title offensive. One person even called it demonic. The objections seem to come from Christians, but the strange thing is that the Bible is filled with scriptures describing the relationship of the faithful and God as marital. The Hebrew people repeatedly turning away is ubiquitously compared to infidelity. The church is described as the bride of Christ, and we it's members. The Song of Songs is a steamy love poem filled with eroticism, and is understood to describe God's passion for us. So why the outrage? The fact that people are so offended by the words "God" and "sex" in the same se

Why now?

GayBC Radio was kind enough to interview me about Sex With God this morning. You can listen to it here: One of host Brandon Carmody's questions for me was why write Sex With God now, in the midst of pandemic, protests resulting in martial law, economic meltdown, and political upheaval? Here's my answer. 1) Books take a long time to write. This one has been in the works for over a decade. 2) The world is hungry for good news. Our hearts and minds are full of worry, sorrow, outrage, boredom, and all sorts of other negative emotions. We feel trapped: in our houses, in our financial situations, in our nation which feels like it's been taken over by fascists. We circle these areas of worry and pa

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