Day: December 8, 2009

Glasspool says election liberating

The Rev. Mary Glasspool said that she was aware her win troubles some people, but that she believes her election last weekend was mostly ”liberating” for the denomination.

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Sexuality, faith, and India – more

We hope and pray that the embodied God will bless our endeavors to grow into the fullness of life, and to transform our faith communities into rainbow communities of the beloved and equals

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Christian leaders oppose proposed Ugandan law

“Our Christian faith recognizes violence, harassment and unjust treatment of any human being as a betrayal of Jesus’ commandment to love our neighbors as ourselves,” reads the statement released Monday (Dec. 7) and signed by dozens of leaders.

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How to worship God

I. Let your preparations in secret and in your family on the beginning of the Lord’s days, be such as conduce to fit you for the public worship. Run not to church as ungodly people do, with a carnal heart, that never sought God before you went, nor considered what you go about; as if all your religion were to make up the number of the auditors; and you thought God must not be worshipped and obeyed at home,

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Holding hands at the comma

Dad took pleasure in watching the children play on the floor, and he and I critiqued the political ads on television. I drank tea with my mom in the kitchen. My childhood home was transformed into one of those quiet houses I remember from hospice volunteering where death was imminent and everyone was uncharacteristically gentle with one another.

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