Monthly Archives: September 2016

My Baptism — Sept. 25th, 2016

Today was a big day for my spiritual journey. A journey that began when I was a little kid at United Methodist Church in Wethersfield, when I entered into Sunday school and learned all about David and Goliath, Noah and … Continue reading

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What is a Church? What Makes Religion “Real”?

Whether you believe in God or not. Whether you are a skeptic or atheist or person simply questioning what makes religion real, consider this: Whether the stories read in the Bible or Torah or Quran are factual or not, the … Continue reading

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Making the Difference

Maybe I am being judgmental, but I can’t help but make the observation that there seems to be at least two types of Christians out there in the world. There seems to be those that have no problem proclaiming that … Continue reading

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Insights from an LGBT Muslim

I came across a wonderful article about a young Muslim woman who recently identified herself as LGBT. Her story is very inspirational and hopefully, you’ll feel the same way about your own faith experiences and identity. Meet Kendyl Noor Aurora, … Continue reading

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Reflections on Holy Communion

The sharing of a meal. The breaking of bread and the passing of a cup of juice or wine. A table where people are gathered as equals in the presence of Jesus. At this table, disciples gather to receive not … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Book of Acts

Every Wednesday at 7:00PM, I attend a regular Bible Study at my church. Lately, we have been studying The Book of Acts, basically the collected stories and accounts of the early Christian church after Christ’s resurrection. And thus far, having … Continue reading

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