This is REAL Christian persecution: Augusta church hit with anti-LGBT hate

This week I want to devote my column to an article written by David R. Henson about the MCC church in Augusta, Ga. that was hit by a hate crime following the SCOTUS ruling showing how there is so much work yet to be done. The article first appeared at patheos.com and is reproduced with [...]

San Diego LGBT Pride 2015 Gallery

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Call to make sure

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To solve world problems I regularly attend my weekly discussion group where, on occasion, I shyly and reluctantly offer my humble opinions, suggest hints of advice and make tactful corrections. Last week, beguiled by an amusing video on a male art site, I missed my bus and so stayed home. It seems my non-appearance, greeted [...]

Keeping faith and works alive

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As a progressive Christian, I believe there are many names for God and many ways to a loving God; this article reflects one of those ways. Take from here what works for you. Celebrate life with joy and peace! Happy 45th anniversary MCC San Diego! Anytime people come together to be encouraged, to share their [...]

O happy Pride

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What a great theme we have this year for our Pride events: “Liberty and Justice for All.” The Supreme Court decision giving us all the right to marry certainly gives us extra reason to celebrate. So get out and join the crowd beginning with the Hillcrest Block Party Friday July 17. If you want a [...]

Hot buttons!

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As a progressive Christian, I believe there are many names for God and many ways to a loving God; this article reflects one of those ways. Take from here what works for you. Celebrate life with joy and peace! In Mark 6:3 we read, “And they took offense at him.” Somebody’s hot buttons were being [...]

‘No one is free, until we all are free.’

Rev. Elder Darlene Garner

As a progressive Christian, I believe there are many names for God and many ways to a loving God; this article reflects one of those ways. Take from here what works for you. Celebrate life with joy and peace! There are many strong emotions surrounding the killing of nine black people by a white man [...]

Caitlyn and Christine

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The mostly positive comments and support concerning Caitlyn Jenner are encouraging. Seniors remember the different reception which greeted non-rich, non-celebrity Christine Jorgensen. The announcement in 1952 that she was now a woman and had been (gasp!) surgically altered stunned us all. Not the first, but certainly the first one anyone had heard about. There she [...]

Raising a consciousness of Christ connections

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As a progressive Christian, I believe there are many names for God and many ways to a loving God; this article reflects one of those ways. Take from here what works for you. Celebrate life with joy and peace! The scriptures in the Bible are sometimes referred to as the “canon.” The word canon comes [...]

Following Jesus to the other side

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As a progressive Christian, I believe there are many names for God and many ways to a loving God; this article reflects one of those ways. Take from here what works for you. Celebrate life with joy and peace! In the Gospel of Mark 4, Jesus calls us to follow him to the other side. [...]

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