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Author Bojangles Blanchard

It was 6:30 a.m. June 14, and a historic moment was minutes away. Nathan Russell and I met outside the Reunion E Conference Room at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Dallas. We were co-leading the creation of the Affirming Network within the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship (CBF) and were about to open the doors to the […] Read More

I went out to get the mail on the Wednesday following my ordination. It was the same day the local paper ran an article on my journey to becoming the first gay person ordained at Highland Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky. As I opened the mailbox, I found three hollow-point bullets set up side by […] Read More