The Seed of Happiness

One of the ways that Authentic Freedom Academy supports self-actualization and personal empowerment is by providing nourishment and support for psycho-spiritual development.  The Authentic Freedom Virtual Church and accompanying Agape’ Meditation newsletter is one way we accomplish this goal.  Each week, subscribers receive access to the meditation newsletter and video lesson – centered on the … Read moreThe Seed of Happiness

Loving as Jesus Loved – Walking the Talk

Below is an excerpt from this week’s Agape’ Meditation Newsletter, supplement to the Authentic Freedom Virtual Church.  The full newsletter (published weekly), along with the weekly Virtual Church Video Service is available by subscription.  Click on the Paypal icon below to subscribe:    Walking the Talk: I will be the first to admit that loving as … Read moreLoving as Jesus Loved – Walking the Talk

FREE Virtual Church – Healing the Wound of Separation

This week, as a special treat, I am making the Authentic Freedom Virtual Church service available to all.  The theme this week is “Healing the Wound of Separation.” If you enjoy this service and wish to subscribe, click on the Paypal link below (when subscribing, you also receive the weekly Agape’ Meditation Newsletter  – supplement … Read moreFREE Virtual Church – Healing the Wound of Separation

Did Jesus Die for Our Sins?

In anticipation of Palm Sunday and Holy Week, enjoy this excerpt from this week’s Agape’ Meditation Newsletter, supplement to the Authentic Freedom Virtual Church.  Learn more about the Authentic Freedom Virtual Church and how to subscribe HERE.  Dying for our Sins It has been said that Jesus died for our sins. This is true, not as … Read moreDid Jesus Die for Our Sins?

Ten Commandments or Ten Affirmations?

The following is an excerpt from this week’s Agape Meditation Newsletter, supplement to the Authentic Freedom Virtual Church.  Years ago I read a commentary on the Ten Commandments that finally made sense. In Neale Donald Walsh’s (now classic), Conversations with God, he describes the Ten Commandments as representing the way we all naturally act when … Read moreTen Commandments or Ten Affirmations?

Jesus Saves? Saves us from What?

an excerpt from this week’s Authentic Freedom Virtual Church Meditation newsletter: Pope John Paul II once said, “If there is a hell, I can’t imagine there is anyone there;” and the Catholic Church has officially removed purgatory from the books. If God loves us so much that no one is condemned to hell and if … Read moreJesus Saves? Saves us from What?

A Special Treat from Authentic Freedom Ministries

As a special treat for Authentic Freedom Virtual Church subscribers, I am sharing an excerpt from the sequel (as yet untitled) to Song of the Beloved – the Gospel According to Mary Magdalene.  (copyright Lauri Ann Lumby) Blood.  There was blood everywhere.  Blood and red.  The red of the Roman army’s uniforms and cloaks.  Cloaks … Read moreA Special Treat from Authentic Freedom Ministries

Life Sucks and Then You Die

An excerpt from this week’s Agape Meditation Newsletter, supplement to the Authentic Freedom Virtual church: Nobody says it better than Job. Life sucks and then you die. Ok, not really, but that is often what it feels like, especially when we come face to face with the very real truth of the human condition. The … Read moreLife Sucks and Then You Die

God Speaks – We Resist

Below is an excerpt from this week’s Agape Meditation Newsletter – supplement to the Authentic Freedom Virtual Church: The first reaction to God’s voice is almost always RESISTANCE. This week’s Psalm speaks to this truth and uses the Israelite’s journey through the desert as a metaphor for this process. Liberated from a life of slavery, do … Read moreGod Speaks – We Resist

Revisioning Baptism – Authentic Freedom Virtual Church Newsletter

Excerpt from this week’s Agape’ Meditation Newsletter, supplement to the Authentic Freedom Virtual Church. “You are my beloved Son/Daughter; with you I am well pleased.” If you grew up in the Christian tradition, baptism was described as the necessary means by which we are freed of our sins – specifically, the stain of original sin. … Read moreRevisioning Baptism – Authentic Freedom Virtual Church Newsletter

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