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July 11, 2017

The Reconnect 7-11-17 | Denise Shick on growing up with transgender parent | Are there more Republican parts of the Bible?

At nine years old, Denise Shick’s father told her a secret. He wanted to be a woman. Denise shares with us her story of growing up this weight on her shoulders and how God has redeemed her life and provided hope, love and security. Denise’s story sheds light on the often untold stories of families and relationships who experience consequences as a result of someone else’s “sexual freedom.” Denise now leads the organization Help 4 Families, which assists families walking through the gender dysphoria of a loved one.

Then, we ask, is there a Republican part of the Bible? Or a Democrat part? Well, that is exactly what a Yale Divinity professor is arguing after Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) started tweeting Scripture verses from “the most Republican part of the Bible” (his words). We address this question of partisanship and the Bible.

A Vatican directive requires at least some gluten to be present in the Communion wafers. Is Communion really about the gluten content of the bread? Communion is an expression of the common union between Christ and His Church See 1 Corinthians 11.

Related articles and resources: 

When My Father Told Me He Wanted to Be a Woman

Help 4 Families


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