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May 15, 2017

As a teenager, I went to youth Bible study on Wednesdays, choir rehearsal on Fridays, and volunteered with the Children’s Ministry on Saturdays. My week, and my network of friends, revolved around social activities in church. We traveled from place to place because safe and loving adults cared to drive us from place to place. I think of people like my dad, Ms. Sonya, Ms. Burwell, Ms.

Blogger:Candace SimpsonWriter & Student
May 09, 2017

"Do not get weary little children. God is not done with us, yet. So keep praying, stay focused and keep the main thing the main thing."

Blogger:Rev. Dr. Denise DonnellSenior Faith Organizer, Human Rights Campaign
May 19, 2017

For the past five months, as Texas legislators have aggressively pushed anti-LGBTQIA legislation, the faith community in Texas has been adamant about standing against such discriminatory legislation. The strength of faith leaders in the conversation is undeniable.

Blogger:Rev. Dr. Dan De LeonPastor, Friends Congregational Church
May 12, 2017

My daughter Kyndra Danyelle Frazier revealed to me that she was lesbian about 12 years ago. On that day, I was hurt but deep down in my soul I always knew that she was struggling with her sexuality.

Blogger:Pamela G. FrazierProud Mother
May 05, 2017

When I was a kid my grandmother would rock back and forth on her green metallic rocking chair singing old Spirituals like, “We shall overcome, someday.” I still remember her tears. My grandmother, big and yellow, a proud Christian, guarded our South Dallas porch singing songs like, “I’m a solider in the Army of the Lord. I’m a solider in the Army.”

Blogger:Rev. Rodney McKenzie, Jr.
May 10, 2017

The month of May finds those within the Christian tradition solidly within Easter season, reveling in the promise of resurrection, while simultaneously celebrating Mother’s Day.

Blogger:Rev. Dr. Angela YarberAuthor. Artist. Activist.
May 03, 2017

When was the last time you heard a sermon focusing on your belovedness, with no "but" attached to it? I mean, an entire Sunday service all about taking in and feeling how much God loves you and delights in you—with no mention of, or alluding to the need for you to be better than you are, resist sin, or change anything about yourself?

Blogger:Candice CzubernatFounder, The Christian Closet