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Gender Identity

I can remember standing in front of my closet when I was 14. My ears rang with internal noise. I hated my soft, flabby body with its emerging feminine traits. I hated my emotional mind with its incessant clamoring. I hated the female that I saw myself to be—and I came to a conclusion. “God […]

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My Wakeup Call by Christel Novella

God said in my heart. Choose Life or Death…decide. I grew up in an Italian, Catholic, middle-class family in NJ. My Dad owned his own business and worked a lot like most fathers. He did very well, so we were not lacking in the material realm. Mom worked as the administrator so she was always […]

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10 Ways to Witness to Your Gay Neighbor

1. Get to know them as a person. Who they sleep with is not who they are. They are a person with interests, hurts, and history. Find out who they are. Invest in a relationship and earn the right to speak into their life. 2. Do something nice and helpful for them. SHOW God’s love. […]

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My Story by Tiffany Blackwell

For years my mother’s testimony was only a click away on my computer and yet for years I refused to even glance at it for fear of realizing that it was a very large part of mine. I was born into this world to an unwed 16 year old preacher’s daughter. This of course made […]

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A Mother’s Surrender

There’s a small, yellow piece of lined notebook paper on the bulletin board above my desk with just two words on it. It used to hang on a smaller board in my bedroom, a visual reminder of what God was calling me to practice not only in my life but foremost in my heart. I […]

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My Journey Home by Barbara Hutchins

When I reminisce about my childhood through adult eyes, I suppose my parents did the best they could with what they hadbeen dealt in life. I know they made some really bad choices but they came from extremely dysfunctional families, were riddled with alcohol and pill addiction, got married young, and had four small children […]

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My Girl, His Girl by Meleah Allard

I’m a Pastor’s daughter, and I walked down the aisle of Calvary Baptist Church asking Jesus to be my Savior when I was 9 years old. As a child I loved attending church, singing in the choir and being part of my youth group. I even went on a mission trip at 14. However, my […]

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