“And Still I Rise” – Maya Angelou

Thank you Maya.  This is my message to the lying, authoritarian, abusive pastors/elders at Grace Bible Fellowship of Silicon Valley! Pathological liars. They lied about so many dear Christians, including me.

 

SSB Sunday Gathering – October 30, 2016

Spiritual Sounding Board

Spiritual Sounding Board – This is your place to gather and share in an open format.

-by Kathi

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Luke 22: 39 – 62

Jesus went out as usual to the Mount of Olives, and his disciples followed him.On reaching the place, he said to them, “Pray that you will not fall into temptation.”He withdrew about a stone’s throw beyond them, knelt down and prayed,“Father, if you are willing, take this cup from me; yet not my will, but yours be done.”An angel from heaven appeared to him and strengthened him.And being in anguish, he prayed more earnestly, and his sweat was like drops of blood falling to the ground.

When he rose from prayer and went back to the disciples, he found them asleep, exhausted from sorrow.“Why are you sleeping?” he asked them. “Get up and pray so that you will not fall into temptation.”

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The Equation of a Bad Idea — Tim’s Blog – Just One Train Wreck After Another

If I speak in the tongues of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have a faith that can move mountains, but do not have […]

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Thugs in the Pulpit: Avoiding Abuse from Church Leaders — The Wartburg Watch

Abusive church leadership was addressed back in 2004, and it appears little has changed in 2016. Perhaps it is getting worse!

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