Category Archives: Reconciliation

Ten Commandments Remix

God spoke these words: Look! I’m your God! I’m the one who set your free from the bonds that enslaved you. Don’t shackle yourself again by returning to your old way of life, placing inanimate objects or ideals in my … Continue reading

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Lost In the Church

I never really felt like I fit in at church. Even as a pastor I continued to experience a disconnect. Don’t get me wrong. The disconnect I felt wasn’t between God and me, although there have been plenty times I … Continue reading

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A Life-Impacting Encounter

Here is another excerpt from the book I’m working on titled Wide Open: a journey of faith through pain, oppression, brokenness and hope. For most of my life I lived within a Christian sub-culture intent on controlling my behavior. I was continually reminded by … Continue reading

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Hospitality Is Not a Virtue

I recently participated in a LGBTQ Pride meeting. I was invited by the president of the group to be a pastoral presence for anyone who might want spiritual guidance. Other than my new friend I didn’t know anyone at the … Continue reading

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A Call to Reconciliation

Underestimated! When Samuel went to anoint a new king over Israel David was underestimated (1 Samuel 16:1-13). David wasn’t invited to the sacrificial ceremony, even though his father and brothers were. There is no indication in this passage that anyone … Continue reading

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