Issue #6

God With Us:
Evidence of God In The Lives of
Gays, Lesbians and Bisexuals


May/June 1997
Table Of Contents

Cover Story: God With Us:

A Strange Anger -- By: Jill Bateman

God is still teaching, and leading, and working miracles in the life of this lesbian who loves Jesus, and whom Jesus loves.


Rescuing Sex From Fundamentalism -- By: Jenne Blade


I treasure my spirituality - a unique set of principals learned from many people, experiences, and religions, and do not see any conflict between radical sexuality and my devout spirituality.



Homospirituality:

Could The Religious Right Be Right? -- By: Candace Chellew

No one has the keys to heaven but God. No one swings wide the doors of the church but God. We all think we've found the key.


Deliverance Through An Ex-Gay Ministry -- By: Elizabeth Storbo

A straight woman shares her transformation from "healing" gays of their homosexuality to healing the gay and lesbian relationship with God.

The Universal Homospirituality -- By: Kate August

In all cultures and species, homosexuals are found, obviously created by God in the image of God, but God is genderless.


Coming Out To God: The Path Of Homospirituality -- By: Carol Stabel


The core of homospirituality is perhaps a lifelong seeking, a process of internalizing a major Divinely Inspired concept -- that of loving others as I love myself.



Features:

The Gospel Girls -- By: Candace Chellew


For 10 years The Gospel Girls have been spreading the Good News in the most unlikely places ... gay bars!


Facing One's Own Anti-Gay Bias -- By: Betty Winston Baye


Like racists, I comforted myself as not really being homophobic because I did and do have gay friends.


Mosbacher's Response: All God's Children -- By: Gip Plaster

Dr. Dee Mosbacher thinks African-American churches should know the truth about gay and lesbian people, and she is providing it in a new documentary.



Praise and Worship:

On Being Gay and Christian: A Litany -- By: Gregory Gadow


From The Pulpit:

Overcoming Oppressive Theology -- By: Rev. Yvette Flunder


Each denomination feels they have the revelation and therefore if "I am right you must be wrong." Turf wars abound for ownership of the real word of God.


Scattered People -- By: Reverend Theresa Herman


In God's own words, God becomes a shepherd who will gather the lost sheep and bring them all together again. No matter where they have been scattered, God will search and find them. No one will be left behind.



Holy Humor!

The Number of The Beast

We all know that 666 is the Number of the Beast. Here are a few things you might not know!


Are You Going To Hell?

Here's a handy list that might help!




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