I was fascinated with Biola's communications professor Tim Muehlhoff's revelation to Jonalyn Fincher that he indeed had a cross-gender friend of 13 years.
Make no mistake: we are in this massive change of boundary-shifting conversation. Yes, a lot of evangelicals are nervous. Many evangelicals find this boundary-shifting conversation unsettling. It's important that we process this anxiety. It's also important for those of us on the frontline of this conversation to recognize we are in this epic shift in the early part of the twenty-first century. It's essential to respect those who draw different boundary lines. As leaders we have to recognize the amazing breadth and depth of this boundary-shifting conversation.