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Jesus Loves YOU

June 29, 2009

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Jesus Loves YOU BY Theresa Seeber Many of us have been told that the Bible teaches we are in sin for being gay. Some of us have been taught that to pursue even a monogamous same-sex relationship is sin, whereas some have even been told that our very orientation, although out of our control, is […]

Same Difference: some wonderings on stories, labels and a queer sense of witness – PART 2

June 22, 2009

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Same Difference: some wonderings on stories, labels and a queer sense of witness – PART 2 BY Cary This is PART 2 of a 2 PART Series. Part II Matthew’s phrase provoked a range of unfolding questions in me. Not least, “What is a queer sense of Christianness?” Given the all-too-often painful exclusion caused by […]

Same Difference: some wonderings on stories, labels and a queer sense of witness – PART 1

June 15, 2009

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Same Difference: some wonderings on stories, labels and a queer sense of witness BY Cary This is PART 1 of a 2 PART Series. Check back next week for PART 2 of Cary’s exciting post! Part I I’ve been reflecting on these lines from Buechner, “And yet I believe that all is not lost. Maybe […]

Sermon on Phillip and the Ethiopian Eunuch

June 8, 2009

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Sermon on Phillip and the Ethiopian Eunuch BY Nadia Bolz-Weber A sermon for Easter 4b Text: Acts 8 26Then an angel of the Lord said to Philip, “Get up and go toward the south to the road that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza.” (This is a wilderness road.) 27So he got up and went. […]

orthodoxy: word of god or golden calf?

June 1, 2009

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orthodoxy: word of god or golden calf? BY Drew Tatusko The idea of reading the bible and then interpreting it for the purpose of direct application to one’s life is a little strange. It is strange because it assumes that at some point in history all of the fragments of what scholars have spliced together […]