Tag Archives: open and affirming

My God, My God, Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me?

Mark 15:33-34 “And when the sixth hour was come, there was darkness over the whole land until the ninth hour. 34 And at the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eloi, Eloi,…

Sermon: Committed to Finish

Ecclesiastes 9:11, Matthew 24:12-13 A Non-Existent Scripture? I could get in a lot of trouble here, because I’m preaching from a scripture that doesn’t exist. We all know that the race is not given to…

Exodus International is Dead. Is the Ex-Gay Movement?

By Aimée Simpierre It is a momentous day for Christians who identify as gay. Last night NuWine Press attended a film screening of Yoruba Richen’s “The New Black” chronicling the LGBT civil rights movement particularly…

Protein Please!

(This post first appeared as a Guest column on the website for LGBT Faith Leaders of African descent Code) As a minister of the gospel who is also a lesbian, I am compelled to constantly…

Sermon: How Deep is Your Love? Part II

Outsiders I think that many of us know what it feels like to be looked down upon by those who feel they are the true church. We are all Gentiles here. We have all been…

Sermon: How Deep is Your Love? Part 1

  The Power of Love Love is the most amazing confidence booster. Especially the love of a parent or a partner or a friend. When you know that you are loved, you feel that courage,…

Finding Self IV

For my second pride parade in a row; I am sans assistant. But this year, I also have no official contingent to march with as the Green-Rainbow Party didn’t form one. I roll through the…

R.I.P Rev. Peter J. Gomes

Rev. Peter J. Gomes was a Harvard minister, an author, a theologian and a “Christian who also happens to be Gay.” He was one of the most prominent voices against religious intolerance and homophobia. Because…

GLBT Expo Communion

By Aimée Maude Sims On March 12, I partook of the body and blood of Christ across from a manually-powered bucking bronco and within earshot of a drag show spectacular. We created a sanctuary there,…

Sunday Communion Song

This song was written a number of years ago simply to have something to share on a communion Sunday that spoke of the importance of the bread and wine. This gift is made available to…