Monthly Archives: February 2016

Self-Reflection

      There is nothing sinful about striving to be your true, honest self. There is no sin in using the gifts God gave you to express yourself fully. God loves wondrous variety. No two people are made the … Continue reading

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Romans 8:35, 37

Romans 8:35, 37 “Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?  Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved … Continue reading

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Beware False Prophets!

For as long as I can recall, I had always found myself fascinated by TV evangelists and TV preachers and TV ministries. For the most part, my fascination stemmed from seeing men who attach the titles of “Reverend” or “Pastor” … Continue reading

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A Better Than Expected Sermon

I came across another inspiring story today. This one features a pastor from another United Methodist Church. It must be difficult to be a female pastor in an institution or faith that generally frowns upon the notion of a woman … Continue reading

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Pastor Pitches Tent Protest for LGBT Inclusion in United Methodist Churches

Pastor Sleeps in Tent to Support LGBTQ People I came across this article today regarding a Michigan pastor who felt the need to highlight the level of exclusion felt by LGBTQI persons who are being pushed out of the United … Continue reading

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Gay Imam Helps Muslims Find Balance

Being gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender is hard enough on any level, especially when dealing with environments that are already hostile towards you. But how much harder is it to be a member of the LGBT community and a member of … Continue reading

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From Jesus to Christ – A Historical Perspective

As a history buff and freelance researcher with a pair of degrees in history and social sciences and sociology, studying the linkages between historical fact and archival materials with religious text does hold a lot of fascination for me. As … Continue reading

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