Category Archives: Freedom

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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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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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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Transgender and Religion

I came across a great article that shares the experiences of seven transgender individuals as they discuss their experiences and feelings about religion. Transgender Voices On Religion From my own experience, I have been lucky within the last two years … Continue reading

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We Can Do Better than This and We Should Demand More!

The Creeping Villainy of American Politics We should be holding our elected leaders and representatives accountable for their speech and their rhetoric. We should condemn hate speech, bigotry and anti-Muslim fervor.  We need to remember our core values of inclusiveness, … Continue reading

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On the Subject of Freedom

“Freedom is essential for the true worship and true obedience or for any place that the Spirit of the Lord will come.  The use of guilt, pressure, manipulation, and control to compel people to do what we think they should … Continue reading

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