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You Do You (Scripture Sunday)

For what credit is it if, when you are beaten for your faults, you take it patiently? But when you do good and suffer, if you take it patiently, this is commendable before God. 147 more words

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Practical Spiritiality

Turning the Other Cheek

Sincerely, forgiving offences, particularly when we feel as if we’ve been taken advantage of over a long period, is one of the Lord’s commandments that’s harder to obey. 474 more words

Bitterness And Resentment

“Turn the Other Cheek?”: The Bible Project Blog

“Turn the Other Cheek?”

I attended my first Gay Pride parade in 1996. I was 21, living in San Diego, attending college, and recently out. San Diego Pride is an experience, in part because the weather is usually gorgeous (you know, one of those rare San Diego days with sunshine), throngs of people (over a 100,000 lining the streets of the parade, attending the festival in Balboa Park), and a celebratory air: we’re here, we’re queer, we want to drink outdoors and cheer the Dykes on Bikes, who kick off the parade. 2,317 more words

Brad Windhauser

3:23 AM | Being Civil vs. Being Fake

I’ve always had a problem with this. Sometimes, I find myself crossing over this fine line and I yell at myself for being as fake as the people I’m criticizing. 666 more words

An alternative sermon for Peace Sunday 9 August 2015 based on Matthew 5: 38,39

A minister friend once told me that he was puzzled as to why although one the one hand humankind has made tremendous progress in terms of knowledge and ability to sustain and support population, yet although there have been vast improvements and safety with transport and even much improved understanding in what makes us tick, there has been almost zero corresponding improvement in morality. 1,834 more words


Tension between Christ & Culture: the best chapter clip

When I read something that resonates, I want everyone I know– no, everyone in the world– to read it too. It’s not possible nor likely that even my recommendations would, or should, reach very far.   848 more words