Monthly Archives: November, 2013

“Conservatives” wail and lament


Methodist “conservatives” are wailing and gnashing teeth over the retired Methodist Bishop who witnessed a gay couple marry. They are ringing their hands over the credibility of their church. At a recent meeting of the UMC Council of Bishops an Episcopal bishop, whom they had invited to address them,had the unenviable and impossible task of …

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Scripture in a Gay Bar and Advent


I was recently asked to do the honour of conducting a memorial service for a friend of mine in the bar he and his companion owned for many years. I also had the blessing of receiving the latest edition of “The Missioner” from Nashotah House which contained a wondrous insight into Advent and my friend’s …

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“Ryan’s” Being worse than Scrooge


A message sent to Ryan’s Corporate Headquarters on Nov.22 2013 I recently learned that you intend to be open on Christmas Day. I think you are making a very bad decision not only as a business decision but human resources one as well. It may be a trend in America but it is an immoral …

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Methodism and P C


I am not Methodist but I am gay. I do not believe in “queer theology” any more than I do in “straight theology”. I do not embrace “feminist theology” or “politically correct” theology. The Gospel of Jesus Christ is Liberation-Inclusive-Gender celebratory-Covenant Faithful Equality-THEOLOGY, the above mentioned schools of theological thought are just sophistry and whether …

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Funeral Selfie


Responses to The “Funeral Selfie” and How We Deal with Death Bishop Andrew Gerales Gentry says: November 13, 2013 at 5:05 pm “The funeral selfie” is a natural byproduct of the deification of the ego. In a culture that celebrates everlasting gross and considers lack of civility a badge of success, in a country where …

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the A of C


I am not Anglican so forgive me if I do not understand the relationship between the A of C and the world wide Communion. I thought the Lord Archbishop of Canterbury was only a titular head with no canonical authority. He is the first amongst equals kind of chap but nothing more. I understand the …

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“Religious Consumerism.. Uniquely American


Whether it is a six pack stomach, new hair growth where there was none before, increased libido and sexual endowment, money for retirement, fashion police, right wing fascist propaganda parading as journalism, organic farming, weight loss and or last but not least, religion, you can find what you are searching for on American television. If …

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TEC and GAFCON


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GAFCON II


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