Happy happy first day of Autumn!

A fall classic dish.

Carol Mackey

I am sharing with you one of my favorite Fall dishes, White Chicken Chili. This recipe has been a family favorite for years and one of my most replicated cooking class recipes, enjoy!

white chicken chili
White Chicken Chili

5 Tbls. olive oil
1 ½ cups onion, diced
2 tsps. garlic cloves, minced
1 small seeded jalapeno, minced
1-2 ears of corn; kernels cut off
¼ cup flour; plus1 Tbls.
1 Tbls. chili powder
½ Tbls. cumin
½ Tbls. oregano
*1 tsp. chili pepper flakes (optional)
2 cups mi1k

½ lb. dried navy beans, cooked in chicken stock
3 cups chicken stock
4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves, poached and shredded
1 can (4 oz.) diced green chilies, undrained

salt and pepper to taste
¼ cup cilantro

shredded jack or queso cheese
sour cream

Heat oil in a large pot over medium-high heat add onions, jalapeno, corn and cook until tender; add the…

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If I Have Gay Children: Four Promises From A Christian Pastor/Parent

You know all those Christians who refuse to love gay folk? Well, this guy isn’t one of them. Fabulous post by John Pavlovitz

john pavlovitz

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Sometimes I wonder if I’ll have gay children.

I’m not sure if other parents think about this, but I do; quite often.

Maybe it’s because I have many gay people in my family and circle of friends. It’s in my genes and in my tribe.
Maybe it’s because, as a pastor of students, I’ve seen and heard the horror stories of gay Christian kids, from both inside and outside of the closet, trying to be part of the Church.
Maybe it’s because, as a Christian, I interact with so many people who find homosexuality to be the most repulsive thing imaginable, and who make that abundantly clear at every conceivable opportunity.

For whatever reason, it’s something that I ponder frequently. As a pastor and a parent, I wanted to make some promises to you, and to my two kids right now…

1) If I have gay children, you’ll all know it.

My children won’t…

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