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A Candid Look at the Journey to Lynchburg

The day was beautiful, as lovely as any autumn day I had seen. Driving along US 29 I reflected on what put us on this path to Lynchburg. My partner, Jim, read the newspaper, Jimmy Creech napped in the back seat and I was left

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Eating with Sinners

Mel White and the GLBT Christians who traveled to Lynchburg to demonstrate their love and faith accomplished their mission. They went, they listened, and they told personal stories of their experiences with God. Special thanks to Steve Schalchlin, Lawrence Reh, and other friends who have

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Readers Give Praise!

Scripture readings: Psalms 100: “Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the lands! Serve the Lord with gladness! Come into his presence with singing! Know the Lord is God! It is he that made us and we are his; we are his people, and

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Rev. Greg Dell’s Statement

Sisters and brothers, you have decided that I was disobedient “to the Order and Discipline of the United Methodist Church.” I know many of you struggled with that because I know you. Now you must impose a penalty which you believe is appropriate and responds

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Readers Give Praise!

Scripture readings: Psalms 100: “Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the lands! Serve the Lord with gladness! Come into his presence with singing! Know the Lord is God! It is he that made us and we are his; we are his people, and

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Readers Give Praise!

Scripture readings: Psalms 100: “Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the lands! Serve the Lord with gladness! Come into his presence with singing! Know the Lord is God! It is he that made us and we are his; we are his people, and

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What Can You Do?

As you know, the House Republicans are bragging on their Web site that they killed the Hate Crimes Prevention Act. Now consider these recent events: * A lesbian college student was attacked in Minnesota, after attending a vigil for Matthew Shepard, by two men, one

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Death and New Life

The death of Matthew Shepard was truly despicable and one that will live with us for a very long time. Matthew’s death hit me very hard. Over the weekend of October 11, 1998 I had written a card to Matthew sharing with him that my

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Readers Give Praise!

Scripture readings: Psalms 100: “Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the lands! Serve the Lord with gladness! Come into his presence with singing! Know the Lord is God! It is he that made us and we are his; we are his people, and