Today's episode features one of the Sanctuary Collectives' most active and loved member, Caryn Saxon. Brian and Caryn explore the intersections of queerness, singleness, and Quakerism.As 2019 draws to a close, we need your help to keep the podcast going into the new year. We'd love to produce longer episode, bring on more guests, and produce multiple mini-series focused on things like activism, musicians, sex & relationships, and more But to even keep the podcast going - let alone expand it - we need to be funded. We would appreciate it if you visit and support us over at patreon.com/queertheology.Today's episode highlights:The importance and blessings of singleness in the LGBTQ Christian communityCaryn's queer and Quaker journeyHow singleness is different from celibacy and asexuality (and not necessarily \"opposite\" of polyamory)Caryn's two favorite Bible verses that have deep meanings to QuakerismAbout our featured guest: Caryn SaxonCaryn Saxon is queer Quaker living in southwest Missouri, teaching Criminology undergraduates, and volunteering with criminal-justice involved adults.Caryn regularly volunteers in the local community in such ways as teaching a weekly domestic violence awareness class to jail inmates and serving on the Missouri Department of Corrections' Restorative Justice Board.Caryn is a proud single, cisgender female who considers herself as queer and pansexual.John 15:12-14This is my commandment: love each other just as I have loved you. No one has greater love than to give up one's life for one's friends. You are my friends if you do what I command you.Matthew 18:20For where two or three are gathered in my name, I'm there with them.