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The Club Q Tragedy, November 19th, 2022

The Club Q Tragedy, November 19th, 2022

We woke up Sunday morning, November 20th to news that 5 people had been killed and 25 injured in a shooting at Club Q, a gay nightclub in Colorado Springs on Saturday night.. When I heard about this, my mind was flooded with memories of the shooting in 2016 at the...

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Anger – Points of Note

Anger – Points of Note

Author’s Note:  These thoughts were originally expressed as part of a newsletter article in March of 2014.  After a few conversations this week about politics (within and without the church), I think it apropos to revisit the issue of anger.  At 7:02 on Monday...

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Theology of Sexuality

Theology of Sexuality

Regardless of our past or present choices, many of us have great concerns about our sexuality and spirituality. In a Western society often characterized by a feelings-first culture and sound-bite news, confusing messages about how to relate to ourselves, and others,...

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A 5 Part Structure Revisited

A 5 Part Structure Revisited

What are you currently struggling with—is it an addiction? Or is it an unhelpful behavior, habit, or attitude? It seems we all have things God would like us to press into for more healing. Yet, working on an issue requires just that…work. It means we need to put in...

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Ministry Updates

Ministry Updates

Hello friends! We hope you are doing well and enjoying the autumn that is here at last. Here are a few things to update you about, happening at WGA. New Staff We are so excited that Greg Navitsky has joined our staff. He joined us back in the summer and has already...

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What’s LUST got to do with it?

What’s LUST got to do with it?

Tina Turner said, “You must understand though the touch of your hand, makes my pulse react. That it's only the thrill of boy meeting girl, opposites attract, it's physical, only logical. You must try to ignore that it means more than that.” What’s love got to do with...

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Creating a Helpful Structure for Healing

Creating a Helpful Structure for Healing

SO American If you’re unfortunate enough to catch daytime television, you’ve probably seen one of my favorite commercials. The product is called Lipozene, which is a dietary weight loss supplement. Their claim to fame is you can “lose weight without changing your...

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Can we talk about masturbation? Part 2

Can we talk about masturbation? Part 2

In last month’s article, I opened up the topic of masturbation. In that writing, I talked about how I found the issue confusing and why. I explored the Scripture and what the Bible says about masturbation and fantasy. I looked at some of the questions that come to...

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Saved, Rescued, Delivered ….. from What?

Saved, Rescued, Delivered ….. from What?

Most Saturday mornings these days finds me pulling out the extension of my dining table, setting up extra chairs, and putting out a supply of pens, hand sanitizer, and tissues.  I make coffee and set out mugs and sweetener and cream.  All this preparation is for a...

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