Kathy Leonard (l), Vicki Davies, Michelle Smeltzer, Pam Williams and Roni Evans led the discussion at Thursday’s thermal shelter meeting. Photo Credit: Jen Avery

The community I live in, Front Royal, Virginia, has a large problem with homelessness. And with the record cold temperatures we’ve been facing over the past few weeks, the non-profits who work the problem of homelessness as well as several …

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Hi Roy. It’s me. You don’t know me from one of the malls or high school football stadiums you frequent. You’ve never heard of me actually. I’m one of those girls who grew up. You actually know a lot of …

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Intolerance is the single greatest problem I think we face in religion. Intolerance rears its head when Christians preach that Jesus is the only way Home, and anyone whose follows a different path is condemned to hell. Intolerance rears up …

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I read a blog last night that discussed a theory that some Christians have. It runs like this: Jesus is the way, the light, and the truth, and through him is the only way one can approach God. Jesus also …

Is Jesus the Only Way Home? Is it False to Teach Otherwise? Read more »

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I read a passage in Paul’s 1 Corinthians 11:5-6 the other day that got me scratching my head. In it, Paul argues that in an orderly church, a woman who prophesies must have her head covered, or else get her …

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Yesterday I wrote about division. I wrote about the Blue Lives and Black Lives, and how both must matter. Both should be loved and supported, in prayer and in action. I favor unity in all cases. I don’t think a …

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I am an interfaith minister who preaches a doctrine of love, tolerance and peace, and usually my route is an easy one. I believe that all altars, followed in good faith, lead souls Home. I embrace the teachings of the …

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If you’re a Christian or a follower of Jesus, you shouldn’t vote for Donald Trump. I realize these are fighting words. I get that I’m speaking out on matters of the world political . . . and I get that …

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I posited in the last blog post that Mary Magdalene was the wife of Jesus, and set forth scriptural authority for such a theory. And I also stated that Mark was connected to Mary. But how does Mary and thus …

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I love Christmas. I love the celebration of the winter solstice and the auguring in of a new year; I love to honor the last official appearance of God’s son in the world as a human boy; I love to …

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