Category Archives: Church of the Nazarene

I Awoke from a Dream this Morning

It is, at this moment, 9:39 a.m. I awoke from a dream this morning. It was a vivid dream, short. I lay in bed for a few minutes, pondering the dream. I realized I had to post it, this morning. I went … Continue reading

Posted in Abomination, Banks, Christendom, Christian Colleges, Church of the Nazarene, Deeper Life, Discipleship, Simpson University, Southern Baptist | 2 Comments

Former Nazarene Pastor Rick James

I recently received this note from Rick James, former pastor in the Church of the Nazarene and a graduate of Point Loma Nazarene University. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * I … Continue reading

Posted in Christianity, Church of the Nazarene, Life and Testimony, Point Loma Nazarene University, Religion, Sanctification, Testimony | 8 Comments

Growing Up Gay in the Church

A little girl is born to Christian parents. She is raised in a Nazarene church, goes to Sunday school, attends VBS in July, and youth group on Friday nights. She prays to receive Christ in her heart when she’s 5 years old, … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Colleges, Church of the Nazarene, Gay Christians, Homosexuality, Point Loma Nazarene University, Religion, Simpson University, Theology | 7 Comments

Gay Nazarene Todd Clayton’s New Blog

Todd Clayton was at the center of a heated controversy at Point Loma Nazarene University (PLNU) in March, 2011, when he declared publicly that he was gay. This sparked outrage through much of the Church of the Nazarene (CotN), mainly because Todd was serving his second year … Continue reading

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Point Loma Nazarene University vs. Prof. Phil Bowles

In her recent article in The Point Weekly, “Homosexuality: A Civil Rights Frontier,” student writer Maria Bareman concludes by saying that “we have to be willing to engage openly and acceptingly in conversations about homosexuality.” PLNU Prof. Phil Bowles and … Continue reading

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