Category Archives: Editorial

There is a Movement

  There is a movement in the international community to respond to the crackdown in Egypt and in other countries against LGBT individuals. Governments in Egypt, Russia, and many countries where the ultra-conservative theologically based rhetoric or socially conservative ideology … Continue reading

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Thoughts on False Christians

When I hear politicians and especially the U.S. President claim Christian identity, I become all the more observant and critical of them. I hold them to a standard that is pretty high– because I would expect anyone who is Christian … Continue reading

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On the Subject of Fear

Never let fear of others’ evil dictate the good you can do. Never let fear of failure keep you from trying to succeed. Success only comes from trying and doing. You cannot succeed at something if you do nothing. Never … Continue reading

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Psalm 35:1-3, Psalm 43

Psalm 35:1-3 (NKJV) “Plead my cause, O Lord, with those who strive with me; fight against those who fight against me. Take hold of shield and buckler, and stand up for my help. Also draw out the spear, and stop … Continue reading

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Be Yourselves! Be Proud of Who You Are and Be Proud of Your Faith

Bible App Wants LGBTQ Christians to Be Themselves I came across a society and culture article and would like to share it in hopes that folks find another way to be true to themselves and reclaim their identities as well … Continue reading

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Mathew 5:11 “Blessed are you when people revile and persecute you….”

Mathew 5:11 (NRSV) “Blessed are you when people revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account.” Reflection: People who would persecute and discriminate against you and use the Bible as their … Continue reading

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With the Lord, I Fear Nothing

Now more than ever in the United States, members of the LGBTQ community have reasons to fear and be concerned about their present situations and their future. The right to affordable, accessible healthcare is threatened. The right to housing, equal … Continue reading

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