“I Thought Christians Were Stupid Bigots”
by Rachel Gilson
Editor’s Note: This is an interview between Rachel Jones, the co-author of Finding More: Real Life Stories Worth Telling and one of the subjects (Rachel Gibson) contained in the book. The book includes 11 fascinating life stories of people from all kinds of backgrounds who became Christians when they encountered the only One who gives us more: Jesus Christ.
Rachel asks to meet in a fried chicken restaurant. “It’s basically my favorite food ever.” She has long brown hair, thick glasses, and a slightly offbeat sense of humor that makes her fun to be around; as she looks at the menu she makes a joke about ordering chicken breasts, which she later decides is too trashy to include in this write-up.
The joke works, it turns out, because it was Rachel’s sexuality that was one of the reasons she became totally opposed to Christianity as a teenager…