Jeff Chu is a Make-Believe Farmer


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Jeff Chu is a writer, reporter, and editor. He’s the author of Does Jesus Really Love Me? A Gay Christian’s Pilgrimage in Search of God in America.

Currently, Jeff lives in Michigan with his husband and serves as a teacher-in-residence at Central Reformed Church in Grand Rapids.

Also, Jeff co-hosts Evolving Faith with Sarah Bessey, a yearly conference for those exploring faith and answers related to sexuality, justice, church, and life.

Jeff graduated from Princeton Theological Seminary (PTS). He was a farmhand at PTS’s Farminary, where theological education focuses on small-scale regenerative agriculture.

Topics Discussed:

  • Faith and identity
  • Exploring sexuality to reconcile faith
  • Learning about love
  • Jeff’s Book: Does Jesus Really Love Me?
  • God’s invitations for us
  • Seasons and Seeds: Invitation to resurrect, regenerate, restore, and renourish
  • Chasing and Capturing Struggle: Core need is to know that you matter to God

Links and Resources:

Jeff Chu

Jeff Chu on Instagram

Jeff Chu on Twitter

Does Jesus Really Love Me?

Evolving Faith

Central Reformed Church

Princeton Theological Seminary (PTS): Farminary

Notes of a Make-Believe Farmer

Beyond Shame by Matthias Roberts

Matthias Roberts on Patreon

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