Caleb Kaltenbach is the executive director of the Messy Grace Group, research pastor at Shepherd Church (Los Angeles), and the author of “Messy Truth: How to Foster Community Without Sacrificing Conviction”, “God of Tomorrow” and “Messy Grace,” the story of being raised by three activist LGBTQ parents, accepting Jesus, and seeing his parents trust Jesus. He speaks widely on issues of faith, reconciliation, and sexual diversity. A graduate of Talbot School of Theology at Biola University, he received his doctorate from Dallas Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Amy, have two children and reside in Southern California.
The holidays are in full swing, and emotions can run hot when families get together. But what happens when your emotions take over and you can’t think? It’s usually not positive.