Browsing All Posts published on »January, 2009«

Ted Haggard’s Conflict

January 31, 2009

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Ted Haggard’s Conflict By Adele Sakler Even though i do not always agree with Andrew Sullivan, i still love his writing and perspective. He often challenges me, which is a good thing, even if i don’t rightly admit it! Today i found a beautiful commentary by him on the Ted Haggard saga and really resonated […]

An Evangelical’s Apology

January 31, 2009

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An Evangelical’s Apology By Rachel Held Evans of Evolving In Monkey Town To the LGBTQ Community, I know I don’t speak for all evangelicals when I write this, but I hope I speak for more than you might think, as I offer this sincere apology on behalf of myself and my community. I’m sorry for […]

An Open Letter To Our Oppressors

January 27, 2009

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i am a Christ-follower who has been through Reparative (Conversion) Therapy and ex-gay ministries, survived, AND lived to tell about the lies and atrocities thrown on normal, everyday people who happen to be attracted to the same sex rather than the opposite sex. We have been made out to be sex-crazed child molesters who are […]

Further Thoughts

January 24, 2009

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As this blog is developing and i am processing incoming comments, which have ranged from the sublime to the downright mean-spirited, i am inclined to say this. i alone started this blog as a safe space for those Christians who are from the LGBTQ community who want to discuss our faith in an emerging church […]

Commenting Policy

January 21, 2009

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i have received a number of comments that have been inappropriate for this conversation. These comments will NOT be posted. If you do not have anything helpful to further the conversation along, the comments will NOT be posted and will be DELETED, as i have comment moderation enacted on this blog. Honest questions are welcome […]

Bishop Eugene Robinson’s Inaugural Prayer

January 19, 2009

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Opening Inaugural Event Lincoln Memorial, Washington, DC January 18, 2009 Welcome to Washington! The fun is about to begin, but first, please join me in pausing for a moment, to ask God’s blessing upon our nation and our next president. O God of our many understandings, we pray that you will… Bless us with tears […]

High School Taunts

January 18, 2009

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Thankfully i never found myself to be physically bullied as a child, especially by people thinking i was gay. When my parents switched me from public school to a private Catholic school in fifth grade i was in for a rude awakening as i was to be introduced to emotional bullying from my peers. i […]