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October 11, 2022 42 min

Writer Jeff Chu was raised in a devout Chinese Baptist community, yet struggled to reconcile being gay with the conservative faith of his family. And the feeling of not-quite-belonging gave his life a strong purpose. He became a journalist and a pastor determined to make communities a place where you don’t actually have to “fit in” to belong.  

In this episode, Kate and Jeff discuss: 

  • Navigating certainty and doubt when ambiguity is so uncomfortable
  • Why great resumes sometimes mask lives of pain
  • How Jeff has discovered grace for himself and his family (and others who many have different versions of faithfulness)

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