Love Letters to a Rainbow Group

Love Letters to a Rainbow Group

by John Torgerson

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Overview

I graduated from high school in the “make love, not war” generation of the sixties. At my fifth high school graduation reunion one classmate said with a wink “We’re living in sin” - an expression for cohabitation. Yes, my generation had inaugurated the normalization of the separation of love, sex, marriage, and children. Also, by that time I had uprooted my mainstream Christian worldview and found comfort in the Adventist tradition. In hindsight, I would say that I did not want to live with my generation, preferring a bygone era where love, hate, right, wrong, inclusion, and exclusion were clear. By age fifty I began to realize that my view of all of those things would not be any different if the event depicted on the cover of this book had never happened. Likewise, the “cultural war” barrages of the last few decades would not have been any different if God had never come to earth to show us the essence of love. Now, twenty years later, I invite you walk with me through some episodes of my life in hopes that you will know the God of love so that you can pass that knowledge on to succeeding generations. .

Product Details

BN ID: 2940153053110
Publisher: John Torgerson
Publication date: 05/20/2016
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

I grew up near Baldwin, Wisconsin Graduated from Baldwin-Woodville High School in 1964 Graduated from University of Wisconsin, River Falls in 1968 with a Bachelors Degree in Education, Physics Major, Math Minor Taught High School Physics and Science in Kewaunee High School (WI) 1968-1971 Taught High School Physics, Science, Computer Science, and Math in Wisconsin Dells High School (WI) 1971-2003 Master's of Divinity Degree at Bethel Seminary, St. Paul, MN 2007 Senior Pastor of Grace Fellowship Wisconsin Dells 2008-2011 (Grace Communion International affiliate) Serve members and friends of Grace Communion International as leader of a Charted Fellowship Group in the Wisconsin Dells area since beginning of 2012. I write monthly letters and write occasional newspaper columns.

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