Tag Archives: Str8apology

Excellent Interview of Kathy Baldock by Blogger Matt Roth

Tweet 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 […]

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“Wall of Love” at Pride Charlotte | Standing against Hate in Love

Tweet I met a young lady last August at Pride Charlotte, and I saw her again this year. She excitedly ran up to me, “Do you remember me from last year?!” she asked. Of course I did, her voice is gravelly distinct. After hugging her and kissing her cheek, I stared into her face and […]

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Listening to Michael Brown and Scott Lively | Where Do You Fit in the Dialogue?

Tweet Michael Brown, “Line of Fire” Michael Brown interviewed Scott Lively on Brown’s daily radio show “The Line of Fire,” October 19th .  Lively, President of Defend the Family, is one of the more prominent staunchly anti-gay activists in the world and Brown, founder of Coalition of Conscience, is quickly gaining status in the US for his similar views. […]

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PRIDE CHARLOTTE | THREE PART SERIES: str8apology, “GOD HAS A BETTER WAY” and the STREET PREACHERS

Tweet This series is broken into three parts. Each a stand alone piece and each powerfully supporting the others. I encourage readers to invest the time. Sit down  ready to be angry, sad, tearful, shocked and encouraged. Carol and Kathy, thank your sweetie! If you were at Pride Charlotte and I got to talk with […]

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Str8apology Action | Pride Charlotte

Tweet .   “Hey, ‘str8apology lady’, tell ‘em. Tell her what you told me. Tell her Jesus loves her too.” So, I did, over and over throughout the day at Pride Charlotte on August 27th.  I have gone to pride events for years and the extremes seen in Charlotte that day tell the greater story […]

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Jesus Left Room for Same-Sex Marriage | Mazel Tov! Come On In

Tweet Jesus left room for people who do not fit inside the “one man + one woman marriage” paradigm.  One by one, individual states are wisely challenging the law and moving into the room left for same-sex couples so long ago by Jesus.  After speaking directly about marriage and divorce (Matt. 19: 1-9), Jesus says […]

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In the Center of His Will at Civic Center | SF Gay Pride

Tweet For four years, I’ve been going to San Francisco Gay Pride wearing  a printed shirt that says “Hurt by Church? Get a Str8Apology Here.”  Accepting and affirming churches are present. They host booths and walk in the parade, but I walk around with a big target on my front and back inviting conversation. The […]

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Str8 Apology | Tell Your Story

Tweet Welcome to Str8 Apology | Tell Your Story Throughout Gay Pride Events this summer of 2011, there will be non-glbt Christians taking a step of humility and  responsibility in apologizing to the glbt community and their friends and allies for the rejection and damage caused in the Name of Jesus. There are many of […]

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“Hurt by Church? Get a Straight Apology Here.”

Tweet [Order "Hurt By Church? Get a Str8 Apology Here"  on this page. ] When an idea comes to me on a hiking trail (AKA my “sacred space”) I most often count it as a good idea. My mind is relaxed and I have no distractions.  I would  soon be heading down to San Francisco […]

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Understanding & Support for our GLBT Friends & Family

Tweet These are the notes that I handed out at the workshop at the Gay Christian Network Conference, Denver CO, Jan. 2011.  The attendance was far higher than I planned, so several folks were left without the outline. Some observations and thoughts that come out of the two hours spent with the group: Three years […]

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You’re Invited to an Engagement Party

Annual Gay Christian Network Conference in Denver, CO, 2011 and in Orlando, FL Jan. 2012. All are welcome. The church is not complete without the GLBT children of God. Join with hundreds of believers and their advocates for worship, services, workshops, resources and incredible fellowship time.

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The Law of Kindness on My Tongue and Typing Hands

Responding in kindness when the dialogue gets heated. Working actively in GLBT Christian equality in the church tests my ability to extend grace under pressure and tension. Will I respond in a way reflective of the God I follow?

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Str8apology Action at Pride Charlotte | Press Release

Tweet On Saturday, August 27, 2011, an action of str8apology  (“Hurt by Church? get a #str8apology here”) lead by Kathy Baldock, Executive Director of Canyonwalker Connections) will take place at 2011 Pride Charlotte. ( #str8apology) Str8apology’s  presence at Pride Charlotte will bring the message of the unconditional love of God while  standing against the activist of […]

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