Monthly Archives: April 2012

Let’s Have a Testimony of Intimacy

April 27, 2012 In the midst of Indiana Yearly Meeting’s ongoing turmoil about homosexuality, the Bible, and the authority of the yearly meeting, a Friend writes, “it is clear even to the casual reader that God has something to say … Continue reading

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Making Sense of Sin

April 20, 2012 Why do I believe homosexuality is not a sin? At bottom, because it makes no sense to believe that it is God’s will for us to believe homosexuality to be a sin, a sin to be avoided … Continue reading

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The Bible Says Death to Sinners: What Canst Thou Say?

April 13, 2012 Where are Quakers with the death penalty? The death penalty is a good question to consider the week after we mark Jesus’s crucifixion and resurrection.  Do we believe any human being should ever be executed, whatever the … Continue reading

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Homosexuality Among Friends [Request for responses below]

April 6, 2012 Where are Quakers with the insistent question of homosexuality? Are we welcoming and affirming? Or do we proclaim homosexuality a sin, asking that those with the ‘affliction’ renounce their desires. Of course we are divided, some Yearly … Continue reading

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