All posts by Jeffrey A. Gifford

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Who Are They?

When was the first time you realized you were a “they”? It hit me at the age of 14 during a Church of Christ worship service. I was at an age when I was just beginning to accept my sexuality. My earnest prayers to change

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The Art of Love and Forgiveness

What if the dying Christ had looked down upon the cross and raised His voice to His heavenly Father and proclaimed, “Father, do not forgive them for they have caused me great pain and suffering”? Would we still have the same image of Jesus? Would