Category Archives: LGBT

A Heart, and “Da Noirve”

The two boys were a bit different from the other parishioners, even from the other kids in the church. One was 15, the other was 17. They were both in a band. There were both on the cutting edge of … Continue reading

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A Plea for Unity

A while ago I was asked to prepare a paper for a church was that considering leaving the PC(USA) over the issue of same sex marriage (among other things). This is what I wrote to them. In light of the … Continue reading

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Here Be Dragons

Let me go back to Friedman (and to the early explorers) again. He said that when those explorers headed south to try to fine a new way to China, they hit the end of the world. Not the actual end … Continue reading

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Bad Questions Make For Bad Answers

Since the late 1980s, the Presbyterian Church has been asking, ā€œShould we include LGBT people in our congregation, and to what extent?ā€ Perhaps that has been exactly the wrong question, because since the late 1908s the Presbyterian Church has been … Continue reading

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