Author Archives: Rachel Conlin McLeod

About Rachel Conlin McLeod

Transgender activist, Christian at First Baptist Church in Willimantic, Connecticut. B.A. in History and Social Sciences, B.A. in Sociology Freelance writer, tutor, research assistant Loves hockey, ballet, women's gymnastics, and Bible studies.

James 1:12 “Blessed is the One Who Perseveres!”

James 1:12 NIV — “Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him.” Reflection: A lesson in perseverance. … Continue reading

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We Will Reap a Harvest

Galatians 6:9 “Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.” NIV Reflection: In times of tragedy and somber reflection over loss and incredible misfortunes, … Continue reading

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God says, “I Am”

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Nahum 1:7 — A Stronghold in the day of trouble.

Nahum 1:7  New American Standard Bible “The LORD is good, A stronghold in the day of trouble, And He knows those who take refuge in Him.” Reflection: Whenever you face troubles or problems or threats coming at you from seemingly … Continue reading

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Jeremiah 29:11 “I Have Plans For You”

Jeremiah 29:11 “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” Reflections: God is not the maker of confusion or … Continue reading

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Blair Imani Opens Up About Being Queer, Black and Muslim

Teen Vogue Article “Blair Imani Opens Up About Being Queer, Black, and Muslim” I came across this Teen Vogue article that I wanted to share with the LGBT Ministry Community I am slowly but surely trying to build here in … Continue reading

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Titus 2:11-14

Titus 2:11-14 New International Version (NIV) For the grace of God has appeared that offers salvation to all people. It teaches us to say “No” to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright and godly lives in this present age, … Continue reading

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