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Excellent Interview of Kathy Baldock by Blogger Matt Roth

Thank you to Matt Roth of Matthew J. Roth “Embracing Religion without Religiousity” for interviewing me, Kathy Baldock, in his month-long series “Homosexuality & Christianity”. He posed some excellent questions and I appreciate the opportunity to answer them succinctly in a public forum. 1. Your ministry, Canyon Walker Connections, is geared towards bridging the gap […]

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The Reformation Project from Matthew Vines | Training Christians to Eradicate Homophobia in the Church

Today, The Reformation Project is being launched by Matthew Vines. The Reformation Project (TRP) is a non-profit organization designed to connect, train, and empower LGBT Christians and their allies to change their churches from within. I have a personal attachment to TRP, I am on the Board of Directors. From September 18th-21st at Asbury United […]

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GOP, You Want to Know Why You Lost the Election? Because You Could Not Count on Evangelicals Like Me

The Republican Party and conservative Evangelicals and Protestants that supported and voted for Mitt Romney are now analyzing the after-election tallies and theorizing the shortfall they expected in votes. The statistics showed that 78% of Evangelicals voted for Romney and 21% for Obama. Mike Huckabee, and others, posit that much of the blame for the […]

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Matthew Vines | Reforming the Gay Christian Debate

“What does the Bible say about loving, same-sex relationships?” Nothing. Not a thing. And in that absence of Biblical direction of support for or condemnation of these relationships, Christians need to follow the general principles of the Bible: love, justice and kindness. This was the point Matthew Vines wanted to emphasize at his recent presentation at […]

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“Traditional Family Values” | Which Traditions? Whose Families? What Values?

  Traditional family values is a packed cliché. The (ab)use of the term “family values” began in 1976 when it was introduced into the Republican Platform. It became a rally cry at the 1992 GOP Convention when Vice President Dan Quayle bemoaned the collapse of the family because the then-popular show, “Murphy Brown,” portrayed the main character […]

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Six Things Straight People Should Stop Saying about Gay People

A kind woman, who would never intentionally offend another person, writes: “I love gay people, I just cannot support their gay lifestyle.” A pastor stands at the pulpit, holding an electric cord as a prop, and warns the congregation, “Don’t mess with God’s original design. Gay sex is not natural, the parts don’t fit.” A […]

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Christian Church–When Will You Stand Up & Speak Out?

This is being spoken from some  pulpits of churches filled with good and caring Christian people. The intensity is getting worse. Christians MUST make a decision to get educated on the issues of same-sex attracted people and the Bible. While you remain passive and ignorant on these issues, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people, and […]

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Canyonwalker (Kathy Baldock) Selected as a “Memorable Ally Women of Faith in 2011” by GLAAD

  What an honor  for  Canyonwalker Connections (Kathy Baldock) to recognized by Gay Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) as a “Memorable Ally Women of Faith in 2011”!   Okay, way more than just an honor; it is wonderfully cool!! In honor of Women’s History Month, GLAAD’s Religion, Faith, & Values program is profiling women from […]

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Tell Your Gay & Trans Friends & Family You LOVE Them at aNotetoMyKid.com

aNotetoMyKid.com is a grassroots movement to publicly express love and support for the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (glbt) people in our lives . aNotetoMyKid was created by Patrick Wallace and Michael Volpatt in 2011 as a space for the friends and families of the glbt people to share their unconditional love . You can […]

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