Jackie Hill Perry is a poet, Bible teacher, hip hop artist, and writer. She has written and spoken on the topic of Christianity and homosexuality and its intersection with her own faith journey and struggles with same-sex attraction. Following the release of her Bible study on the book of Jude, Hill Perry wrote Holier Than Thou: How God’s Holiness Helps Us Trust Him.
In the following Q&A, Hill Perry shares the heart behind her latest book and common misconceptions about the holiness of God. The transcript has been lightly edited and condensed for clarity.
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