Faith in the Public Square 

The Old Wooden Barn, a small venue in the Hudsonville, Michigan, area, has garnered the attention of an LGBTIQ+ foundation because of its clearly stated marriage policy. A local newspaper had a brief article that succinctly summarizes the situation.1  The venue, the Old Wooden Barn, was hand-built in 1905. It was converted into a wedding venue […]

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I Kissed the Church Goodbye

Whether you realize it or not, there is a brutal war being waged against you. The battleground is your mind. Your foe? Not a physical army seeking your death, but the philosophies of this world. “For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of […]

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Same-Sex Marriage and the Methodists

In the August 2015 issue of Beacon Lights, under the title “I’m Scared,” I wrote concerning the United States Supreme Court’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage. In lamenting this decision and condemning it on the basis of scripture, I addressed you young people, writing that I am fearful for you in terms of what will […]

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