A Hand Reaches Out in The Storm

Matthew 14:22-33 Let’s talk about miracles and metaphors and how the two can actually be friends or coexist–let’s talk about miracles. All religious traditions have miracles stories—things that happen and cannot be explained by science, biology, or empirical evidence. People turn into animals and vice versa, an entire sea parts in the middle and then […]

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Transgender Remembrance: Freeing Ourselves, Freeing Others

John 11:38-44 The Binding of Gender It is not a stretch to claim that religious people, more specifically Western Christians, have had quite a lot of trouble with the idea of gender. We could spend hours discussing the patriarchal history and embedded male dominance of the Christian Church from its inception to the current day. […]

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Participating in Miracles?

Matthew 14:13-21   MIRACLE. According to Merriam-Webster’s dictionary: 1: an extraordinary event manifesting divine intervention in human affairs 2: an extremely outstanding or unusual event, thing, or accomplishment Not sure what you consider to be a miracle. Does it have to be something religious—something related to a god or gods? Does it have to be […]

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