An Attack on One Is an Attack on All

When any vulnerable group is attacked by hate, we must all stand together, pushing back aggressively with the power of love. We stand with our Jewish sisters and brothers at Tree of Life. Do something beautiful and kind this week in memory of those who’s lives were snuffed out by...

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Transgender Rights Threatened

According to the lead article in Sunday’s New York Times, a proposal is circulating within the Trump Administration to roll back the civil rights protections for transgender people by defining gender as being fixed at birth and immutable.  This would expose transgender people to much more discrimination in the workplace, education,...

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Dreamers Under Attack

A Statement From Pastor Jeff on behalf of our Church, Sept. 6, 2017 Another week and another vulnerable population group under attack.  This week it’s Dreamers – children whose parents brought them to America when they were young – on average age 6.  These kids have grown up among us and...

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The Moral Core of Our Nation Is at Risk

A Statement by Pastor Jeff on behalf of LifeJourney Church Our nation was founded on a core principle.  The Declaration of Independence proclaimed, “All men are created equal.”  Unfortunately, that originally meant that only white men were created equal.  But a seed was planted that gradually blossomed into the recognition that...

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Racism Bares It’s Ugly Teeth Once Again

A Statement By Pastor Jeff on Behalf of Our Church This weekend hundreds of white nationalists, KKK members, and Neo-Nazis descended on Charlottesville, Virginia, and the University of Virginia, to advocate for white supremacy.  We’ve all seen the disturbing news, as the demonstrations have turned violent and innocent people have been...

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Standing With Transgender Youth

A Statement from Pastor Jeff: The rights of transgender youth were dealt a serious setback yesterday.  Under our prior President, the Justice Department took the position that federal civil rights laws prohibit discrimination against transgender children in their schools and requires that they be allowed to use the restrooms that...

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