Tag Archives: LGBTQI

Guest post — You tube interview with Bishop Malkhaz Songulashvili of the Republic of Georgia

Bishop Malkhaz Songulashvili of the Republic of Georgia offers an interview sharing the powerful witness of the Baptist Church in the Republic of Georgia including its stands on interfaith connections, gender equality, and welcome for all, regardless of gender identity … Continue reading

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A True Thanksgiving — My Trip to Tijuana by Larry Trent Guest Post

On Nov. 15th I went to visit two shelters in Tijuana. One of them, Casa las Mariposas, is only GLBTQ+ folks waiting to seek asylum. The other one, Casa del Luz, is mostly GLBTQ+ but also some families. I was … Continue reading

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A neighbor’s prayer for friends in the United Methodist Communion

God of gentleness, please wrap your queer arms of love around your children in the blessed tradition of warm hearts on a morning of broken ones, that they may hear your invitation – come unto me all who are weary, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving prayer for India

God, I pray with joy for India, land of so many faiths lifting lives into your presence and weaving the traditions of many centuries into an abundance of marigolds, lights in all darknesses, and the pigments of Holi, become the … Continue reading

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Ten Commandments – not just for June

I am the Lord your God, always on the side of the vulnerable and the oppressed, you shall have no other gods before me. You shall not make for yourself an idol, bowing down to one-man-one-woman marriage, for the stories … Continue reading

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From Argentina, reflection on Psalm 139, reflection on Orlando Florida

Gerardo Oberman of Argentina writes not only a reflection on Psalm 139 which speaks a clear word in the face of anti LGBTQI violence throughout the world, made so very clear in The Pulse nightclub brutality, but his reflection is … Continue reading

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Reflection a week after Orlando

Leanne McCall Tigert’s personal reflection is my way to prepare for this week after the tragedy in Orlando, Florida, at The Pulse. In the past and in the future I have and will call for gun control, encourage legislation that … Continue reading

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