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Oct
31

The Night I Asked God to Kill Me

Two bookends,concept of homosexulality

The night I asked God to kill me, I was weeping on the cold Linoleum floor in my sterile apartment bathroom. My whole body shuddered with grief. I was a colossal failure, a disappointment to God. . . I was gay. I never wanted to be gay. Year after year, I prayed, I went to…
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Oct
30

Pastor as Prophet

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What does a church need from her pastor(s)?  I propose every church needs pastoral leadership that exhibits the three-fold office of Christ: prophet, priest, and king.  I gave an overview of this in my last post.  In this post, let’s take a deeper look at the prophetic role. What does a prophet do?  To put…
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Oct
27

This Week on Trans·formed (10/27)

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Featured Articles on Trans·formed This Week Gollum Saves the Day. The king has returned. Big deal. The story isn’t even close to being over. Indeed, there’s an even larger army of orcs just sitting over in Mordor, waiting to be unleashed on the humans. And they haven’t even faced the evil overlord, Sauron, who is…
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Oct
26

Some Guidelines for Voting In This Political Season

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For as long as I can remember, I have had a certain fascination with politics. A fair number in my church might assume I have a certain aversion, even a disinterest, as I often avoid the subject in my preaching. Some get downright angry with me for cautioning against placing too much hope in politicians…
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Oct
24

Let’s Face It

Two bookends,concept of homosexulality

by Carole Lattin I recently took a test and failed miserably. Though I did not prepare for this test, I thought that I would have absolutely no problem with the questions asked. After all, this test was about a hot political issue and I had heard lots about this topic. The test I took determined…
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