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A Prayer for Michael Slager: The North Charleston Killer*

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  *”…love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you…” -Matthew 5:44   Oh Lord our God, it is hard to pray for anyone that would shoot a man in the back. Walter Scott didn’t deserve to die. While I wonder why you didn’t step in to stop this atrocity, I will leave that […]

Lenten Reflections from the Executed: #522 Manuel Vasquez / March 11, 2015

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*These reflections are taken from pieces of the last words of the last 40 persons executed in Texas. Manuel Vasquez-  “Thank you Lord for your mercy and unconditional love.” Who can describe love greater than any love imaginable? Who can comprehend love that is without end? Manuel Vasquez knew that the mercy and love of […]

I AM the Light of the World: Connecting Queerly with the Gospel of John at Living Faith Covenant Church

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  Queer Theology goes beyond identity.  Queer Theology seeks to affirm people for who God has created them to be.  So often we give categories and identities to provide description for who we are.  We forget that we were created in the image of God and that the core of us is that dear image.  […]

Jesus is Calling…Please Pick Up: An Open Letter to Brother Bill Haslam, Governor of Tennessee

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Brother Bill.  I bring you greetings in the name of our savior…Jesus the Christ.  We both graduated from Emory University…a university that I know gave us both a strong social conscience.  I write because I am deeply pained in my spirit by your decision to use the electric chair for executions in Tennessee.  I feel […]

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