Monthly Archives: January 2016

Be Not Afraid!

Hello folks!  Just a personal message of encouragement!  The Bible offers many passages and messages for Christians young and old and in-between to take courage and stand up for one’s beliefs.  This includes the beliefs you have of yourself too!  … Continue reading

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1 Corinthians 6:9 – A Different Approach to Understanding this Passage

The verse from 1 Corinthians 6:9 is yet another common bit of Scripture often used by anti-LGBT so-called Christians to promote hatred and discrimination against the LGBT community.  On the supposition that gays, lesbians, bisexuals, and transgender individuals cannot and … Continue reading

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Kindness and Compassion is a Human Trait, not a Religious Contest

Muslims Donate 30,000 Bottles of Water for Neighbors in Need Often I have heard very upsetting remarks from the Christian community essentially claiming that Islam is a religion of hatred and discrimination against Christians and non-Muslims.  There are some that … Continue reading

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The Sins of Sodom: What they Really Were

Religious conservative folks who attack or criticize the LGBT community often cite Leviticus 18:22 or 1 Corinthians 6:9 or Ephesians 5:3 and so on.  And invariably they mention the “sins of Sodom”.  Hence the words and applications of “Sodomite” and “Sodomy”.  … Continue reading

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LGBT Syrian Refugees Have a Story Too

LGBT Syrian Refugees Find Hope I share this article this morning to highlight another aspect to the Syrian refugee struggle. While Syrians are fleeing violence and devastation as a result of civil war and a war with ISIS, it is … Continue reading

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Churches Stepping Up for Refugees

Churches Stepping Up for Refugees Usually I pass along news or Scripture passages of inspirational messages that in some way relate more directly with the LGBT community and Christianity. Today, again, I want to deviate from my usual flight plan … Continue reading

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Thoughts for the New Year [Part 2]

I was reading through Paul’s letter to Titus for the last few days and it got me thinking about how I could approach the new year. I was in the mindset of renewal, re-commitment, and setting myself back to where … Continue reading

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