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Celebration and Sadness: Mixed Feelings over Marriage Equality

Posted by on Jun 30, 2015

I believe that celebration is the appropriate response for what has just happened in our nation with the passing of gay marriage for the entire country. 6/26/15 was a monumental...

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GOD-TALK

Faith, Anticipation and Expectation – When you don’t know how to pray or what to believe

Posted by on Jun 18, 2015

We are a “Faith” generation. Many of us who surfed the wave of “Word-Faith” teaching that swept explosively through the Church in the 1980s and ’90s...

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REAL LIFE

“The Power of Not” – Excerpt from Shawn Thomas’ new book

Posted by on Jun 1, 2015

The Power of Not: Positive Results from Negative Affirmations by Shawn Aaron Thomas. Aaron’s Rainbow Project, 2015.   What is The Power of Not? I discovered the Power of...

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LOVE, SEX, FAMILY

“Will it Ever Happen For Me?”  Relationships can happen at any age. Are you ready for it?

Posted by on Jun 19, 2015

Finding a life-long partner is almost an obsession with most single people. “Is it ever gonna happen to me?” You can almost get into a panic about it. So when...

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Celebration and Sadness: Mixed Feelings over Marriage Equality

Celebration and Sadness: Mixed Feelings over Marriage Equality

Jun 30, 2015

I believe that celebration is the appropriate response for what has just happened in our nation with the passing of gay marriage for the entire country. 6/26/15 was a monumental day that will go down in history for being a day of justice and equality for the LGBTQ community. We are in exuberant celibration because of the many obstacles that we have overcome as...

“Rumplepimple” – An interview with Suzanne DeWitt Hall about her new children’s book

“Rumplepimple” – An interview with Suzanne DeWitt Hall about her new children’s book

Jun 29, 2015

“Rumplepimple” by Suzanne DeWitt Hall   What motivated you to publish “Rumplepimple”? My wife Diane and I have been lifelong dog owners, but when we adopted a tiny wire fox terrier pup named Charlie, we didn’t know what hit us. Terriers are like no other dogs, and he is no exception. We found ourselves experiencing new adventures almost daily,...

And then God struck …. Not.

And then God struck …. Not.

Jun 26, 2015

Minutes after the US Supreme Court handed down their ruling overturning bans on same-sex marriage, posts were already going up on Facebook and across the blogosphere about “Spitting in the face of God” and “God’s impending wrath on America. *Sigh* Really? Of course, this kind of reaction is not surprising. There are a surprising number...

“Will it Ever Happen For Me?” Relationships can happen at any age. Are you ready for it?

“Will it Ever Happen For Me?”  Relationships can happen at any age. Are you ready for it?

Jun 19, 2015

Finding a life-long partner is almost an obsession with most single people. “Is it ever gonna happen to me?” You can almost get into a panic about it. So when you finally start dating a decent prospect, you find yourself doing whatever you can to “make it work.” Pastor Romell and Damion say you shouldn’t have to work so hard....

Faith, Anticipation and Expectation – When you don’t know how to pray or what to believe

Faith, Anticipation and Expectation – When you don’t know how to pray or what to believe

Jun 18, 2015

We are a “Faith” generation. Many of us who surfed the wave of “Word-Faith” teaching that swept explosively through the Church in the 1980s and ’90s have since found our balance point in life. As with any fresh movement of the Spirit, there were excesses, misunderstandings, and actions out of spiritual immaturity unchecked by the...

When your faith is bigger than the Bible…

When your faith is bigger than the Bible…

Jun 12, 2015

Living with uncertainty just may be the mark of a genuinely in-touch spiritual life. When your thoughts, your perspective of the God and the universe, go beyond the limits of what you’ve been taught, when you begin to think outside the lines, it can be a very scary thing. But it can also be a sign of profound growth. And you might be in touch with God in...

Your Tithe Doesn’t Belong to Your Church

Your Tithe Doesn’t Belong to Your Church

Jun 2, 2015

Wow, do we have it wrong! I bet when you hear the word “tithe” or even “offerings,” your thoughts go immediately to pictures of a plate being passed in church. I’ve heard it from pulpits myself, “the tithe belongs to the church … your offerings can go to other places (like the traveling evangelist passing through), but...

“The Power of Not” – Excerpt from Shawn Thomas’ new book

“The Power of Not” – Excerpt from Shawn Thomas’ new book

Jun 1, 2015

The Power of Not: Positive Results from Negative Affirmations by Shawn Aaron Thomas. Aaron’s Rainbow Project, 2015.   What is The Power of Not? I discovered the Power of Not, ironically, from what it is not.  It is not a positive affirmation. There is a popular concept in modern self-help, new thought, and some spiritual practices called positive...