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All posts by April O'Flaherty

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A Christian Response to the 9/11 Tragedy

God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though the waters roar and foam, and the mountains quake with their surging. There

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The Good Samaritan?

“Which of these three, do you think, was a neighbor to the man who fell into the hands of the robbers?” He said, “The one who showed him mercy.” Jesus said to him, “Go and do likewise.” — Luke 10:36-37 NRSV There are many Bible

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Are All Welcome?

Being convinced that the Biblical intent for sexual behavior is loving fidelity within marriage and celibacy outside marriage, we intend to pursue a clear statement of policy on the part of the United Church of Canada declaring the unsuitability of self-declared practicing homosexual persons for