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When Queers Pray

August 31, 2009

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When Queers Pray BY Aideen “I am the vine; you are the branches. If you abide in me, and I in you, you will produce much fruit. Apart from me you can do nothing.” (John 15:5) What if…queers were to start praying and interceding en-masse? What if…God has a really cool, white-hot purpose for the […]

Sermon on The Bleeding Woman

August 17, 2009

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The Bleeding Woman BY Nadia Bolz-Weber There were a lot of things and people in the time of Jesus that were considered unclean.  The list is long and found, not surprisingly,  in Leviticus.  To be unclean means that you are unfit to enter into the temple.  To be unclean is to be unholy and therefore […]

Christianity 21

August 14, 2009

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_____________________________________________________________________________________ Christianity 21: Faith in the 21st Century 21 Voices 21 Ideas 21 Minutes Each HT Julie Clawson! We live in a time of epochal change. Many find this change exciting; for others, it’s a challenge. Call it globalization, pluralization, or postmodernism, this change affects our economy, politics, government, and education—all of society. And, of […]

My Mississippi Story

August 4, 2009

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My Mississippi Story BY Patty Crawford My name is Patty Crawford. I am in my late fifties although in my head and heart I still feel as though I am at least in my late thirties which was my time of coming out to my family and my becoming an authentic person. I know like […]