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April 15

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Robert Mah leads our discussion today, “how does homosexuality impact our lives”
Robert Mah continues our topic but from a different perspective asking the group questions and sharing his own personal experiences.  The message was informative, honest and engaging.
Interpreting this presentation into this blog would not do its justice, nor would you get the full impact of what and how Robert presented. Well done Robert! We applaud you for researching and sharing your personal experiences.
Please scroll down to the YouTube links and view at your leisure. Don’t miss.
Robert has notes from this discussion. If you would like a copy, please let him know.
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George Lai reminded us to make scripture part of our lives. Not just read it. Understand it and live it. Today he spoke about the scripture from John 11:25.
Jesus said to Martha, “I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me though he may die, he shall live. And whoever lives and believes in me shall never die.&qu…

April 8

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Standing Room Only!
Thank you Paul Fong (Pungo) for leading our discussion today, "Can we all get along?"
The Sunday Gathering thanks everyone for joining today. We hit record numbers today and appreciate your participation. 
Our topic for today focused on how FCBC and our Christian community currently manages their views on homosexuality. Pungo opened our discussion by defining what the American Baptist policy is. He tells us that homosexuality practises are incompatible with Christian teachings and that FCBC is part of the Growing Healthy Churches Region (formerly the Church of the West) practises, "Welcoming but not affirming" - What does this mean?
"Welcoming but not affirming" is when homosexuals are welcome to a church community but they are not affirming. For example, they may not participate in the choir, teach Sunday School and/or there may be other limitations placed upon them.
He mentioned there was 1 church out of 80 that chose to welcome and affir…