Rest in peace, Pastor Peterson, and thank you for your witness.
Christians understand that forgiveness — by God or others — is not a free pass.
Slaveholder religion disconnects us from our bodies and the bodies of others.
If God was there at the cross, and Jesus rose again, then God could still be here —even after death, even after suffering, after divorce and betrayal. And the theology of the cross that is Lutheran not only heals, but it indicts.