Preached on August 8, 2004 at MCC Columbia in Columbia, South Carolina A new monk arrives at the monastery and is assigned to help the other monks in copying the old texts by hand. He notices, however, that they are copying copies, not the original
Being a gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender Christian can be tiring, frustrating even. It seems that we are always on the defensive, always having to explain ourselves, justify our existence or tell people over and over again why the Bible does not condemn us. We’d
1 Corinthians 6:9b is part of a vice list which contains two words that have often been taken as a condemnation of homosexual behavior and used to justify all manner of discrimination and mistreatment toward gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people in our own time.
Editor: Thank you for the insightful article by Candace Chellew Embracing the Devil You Don’t Know. While I’m not “out” yet, the article certainly gave me strength to possibly face that event some day. The first-hand thoughts, feeling and experiences in the article made me
He said to them, “Whoever divorces his wife and marries another commits adultery against her; and if she divorces her husband and marries another, she commits adultery.” — Mark 10:11-12 As you might well imagine I get a lot of letters. Letters that mainly