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Tue Jul 31, 2012, 01:54 AM

something i posted in gd

http://www.democraticunderground.com/10021049941

I wanted to make sure my brothers and sister in Christ and others who lurk here to see. God bless you all.

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Reply something i posted in gd (Original post)
arely staircase Jul 2012 OP
ladym55 Jul 2012 #1
arely staircase Jul 2012 #2
HappyMe Aug 2012 #3
refrescanos Jul 2013 #4
refrescanos Jul 2013 #5
arely staircase Jul 2013 #6

Response to arely staircase (Original post)

Tue Jul 31, 2012, 10:39 PM

1. Very well put

I'm glad you posted this again because I missed the original OP in GD.

Thanks for speaking up. I resonated with all you said. It is often hard to be a Christian (someone trying very hard to follow Christ) in an atmosphere that has been so poisoned by a noise machine of "Christians" who speak their prejudices and claim them to be Christ's teachings.

I got in trouble in my church about 10 years ago when I said that if we wanted to find Christ, we would find him among the poor and the marginalized, not in a safe and wealthy white suburban church. I included gay people among the marginalized. Honestly, I thought heads would explode.

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Response to ladym55 (Reply #1)

Tue Jul 31, 2012, 11:26 PM

2. thank you

For your kind words and also sharing your experience. I was raised by liberal parents but in a not so liberal(southern Baptists church). When I rejected that theology I threw the baby out with the bath water and rejected not only Christianity but any and all things spiritual. After my parents died I did a lot of soul searching and after much searching I found a denomination that fulfilled my spiritual needs and affirmed my suspicions that what I had been taught about Jesus in the Baptist church didn't really jibe with what I felt had been hisis message. I wrote what I did in GD because I felt a twisted fundamentalism had not only warped the notion of Christianity in the minds of those on the right but that that misconception informed the veiws of many on the left as.well. I have been very encouraged by the response I have gotten from it, from fellow.Christians as well as those of different faiths and no faith.

God bless you and again, thanks.

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Response to arely staircase (Original post)

Wed Aug 1, 2012, 11:29 AM

3. I saw that in gd.

I enjoyed reading it. I found it very comforting.

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Response to arely staircase (Original post)

Mon Jul 15, 2013, 05:29 PM

4. hi

Thanks for posting and then discussing in OT

Ferris Buehler you're my hero


Scratch that...

Arely Staircase, you're my hero




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Response to refrescanos (Reply #4)

Mon Jul 15, 2013, 06:02 PM

5. sorry

Gotta share


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Response to refrescanos (Reply #4)

Mon Jul 15, 2013, 07:26 PM

6. thank you

God Bless

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