Kimberly Knight Laskowski

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Social Media Sabbatical

I was hungry, lonely and tired when I stepped off the train at Convent Station in New Jersey back in 2010. I had just spent the better part of a day driving, parking, checking luggage, flying and chug…

February 15, 2020

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What does “openly gay” mean to you?

Earlier this week I had a conversation with a cis-gender, straight woman whose opinion I respect, about my ruminations regarding the phrase “openly gay.” The moment that sparked this chat …

January 22, 2020

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The longest night welcomes the light

When I opened my eyes, I was sure it was no later than 5 or 5:30 a.m. The room was still enveloped in a deep darkness and because it was Sunday morning, in late December, the stillness outside was thi…

December 22, 2019

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The False Narrative of Gay vs. Christian

I am still reeling from the fact that there are so-called Christians here in my new homeland who are preaching the false gospel that if you are Christian, you cannot be gay and if you are gay, you are…

September 17, 2019

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An unremarkable life of love

So I’ve been mulling over something about this here queer life for quite some time, as I’m wont to do, and now I feel like sharing my stewing thus far to see what y’all think. All day long, all …

June 12, 2019

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Nashville Comes to The Netherlands

My mama, who could fry some of the best damn chicken you ever put in your mouth, never taught me to cook. She taught me a lot of things, but she just couldn’t tolerate a constantly questioning k…

January 9, 2019

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All Our Hungers

We are in the thick of holiday preparations and parties, many overflowing with savory and sweet meals to fill our hungry bellies. Tonight, after a long but delightful day of work, I came home tired an…

December 12, 2018

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Love is Greater than Fear

All the energy and time spent by some “conservative Christians” focusing on “homosexual practice” is antithetical to the life, death and resurrection of the One we call Christ…

May 2, 2018

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13 Ideas For Practicing the Presence of God

All year round, many of us Jesusy types look for ways to be intentional about practicing the presence of God.  There are a myriad of books, booklets, websites, podcasts and small groups dedicated to…

April 11, 2018

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How Can I Help?

Pastoral Counseling

LGBTQ+ Faith Related Speaking Engagements

Safe Zone Training for Schools

Contemplative Practice Courses

Facilitating Congregational Conversations
at the Intersection of Faith and Sexuality

Meet Kimberly

Kimberly Knight-Laskowski is a cogent and compassionate voice in the conversation at the intersection of faith and sexuality. Kimberly is currently serving a gezellig, multi-tradition congregation in the picturesque city of Leiden in The Netherlands: Sojourners’ Fellowship. Kimberly grew up in the southern United States in a devoutly Baptist home. She obtained her Masters in Theology (M.Div.) at Candler School of Theology, Emory University; she has a degree in religious studies with a focus on Eastern religion. She has served in open and affirming settings such as The Beatitudes Society and The United Church of Christ. Kimberly and her wife Betsy moved to the Netherlands in 2017.

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Website Design

Yep, a website is still an essential element of your communication strategy. Let’s work together to build a site that helps you tell your story in clear, engaging, easy to manage ways.

Social Media

Social media is not about technology, it is about connecting with people. Whether you need to learn how to manage your social media landscape or you want someone else to handle it for you, I can help!


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Photos, video and podcasts are exciting ways to connect with your audiences. And guess what, you can learn to do these things yourself!

What is Digital Strategy?

A digital strategy, sometimes called a social media strategy, is a system of organizing, planning, implementing and assessing your organization’s use of social media platforms. I can help you identify target audiences, create meaningful content, choose the most effective channels and assess your online activity.

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