Dear *ahem* Pastor Melvin Thompson and voting members of the Gulnare Freewill Baptist Church,
I wanted to introduce you to Someone very important to me, because I’m not sure if you all have ever really met…He is the God I serve. The heart that I have for Him pales in comparison to the the love He has for me. His grace has been more than sufficient, oh wait…sorry…Grace: Unwarranted Favor. That means that despite my failures and shortcomings, He has continually blessed me daily. I see my miracles every, single day of my life, and I am so grateful. My life’s partner – He designed and created specifically for me…and I, for him. The God I serve then used the combining of us to bring forth new life, five times, and then entrusted us with these gifts. Amazing. What’s even more awesome is that, as much as we love each other and our children, He loves us even more than that. Hard to fathom…but true.
The people who my husband and I have loved and lost, and even those before them, the ones who have gone home ahead of us…they are all in the same Heaven. Did you know that? I guess I assumed that, as a pastor, you would have that specific knowledge. My bad. I was surprised to hear that your idea of unification involved segregation. As a Christian myself, I was disappointed that you don’t hold a much broader and inclusive definition of the word UNITY…read more.