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Ariel Gonzalez Bovat

BibleCurrent EventsEthnicity/Culture
November 17, 2019

A Biblical Consideration to Ethnic and Cultural Pride

A few years ago, after moving to the city, my family and I found ourselves part of a multi-ethnic church plant in Los Angeles county. We threw my son a birthday party and invited not only our church family but…
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Current EventsEthnicity/CultureTheology
October 10, 2019

Part 3 – Liberation Theology: An Insufficient View of Sin

For Part 1: Two Christologies and Liberation Theology For Part 2: History of Liberation Theology In order to understand salvation, one must be able to have some concept of sin. Sin is not limited to something that someone does outwardly,…
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ChurchHistory
September 2, 2019

James Cone, Marxism and the Black Church

Before posting Part 2 of the Christology and Liberation Theology series, which I will dissect the various forms of Liberation Theology, this current post will hopefully reveal a clearer picture of how liberation theology, or what is now Critical Race…
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ChurchEthnicity/CultureHistoryTheology
August 31, 2019

Two Christologies and Liberation Theology: Part 1

Historically, many theologians and Bible scholars have embarked to understand and explain who Jesus Christ is. The formal term for this kind of study is called Christology. Christology is defined as a specific type of theology that focuses on the…
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Counseling
June 9, 2019

What does Anti-Victimhood Mean?

I recently added anti-victimhood to all my social media profiles. What does it mean to be an anti-victimhood advocate? Anti-victimhood means not dwelling on your past pain, your past trauma, or your past circumstances. Anti-victimhood means not letting the physical…
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Podcasts
May 14, 2019

Vanity and the Sin of Insecurity

Ariel and Kesha, along with Amriel, (ariel's daughter) come together to talk about a topic that seems to always be controversial in Christian women circles. To start the conversation, they analyze some recent comments made by Ayesha Curry on the…
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Current EventsEthnicity/Culture
May 3, 2019

Black Identity Theories: Secular or Sacred?

In a recent interview at a Christian women’s conference, Ekemini Uwan was interviewed by Elizabeth Woodson, the Associate Minister at the Village Church in Dallas Texas. Uwan is a 1st generation American woman born in San Francisco to Nigerian parents…
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Podcasts
April 9, 2019

Defining Sexual Abuse, Discussing Myths and Misconceptions

Ariel and Kesha comes together for Episode 2 to define sexual abuse as well as debunking some of the myths and misconceptions surrounding sexual abuse and its effects. Season 2 is not just for sexual abuse victims. It is also…
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ChurchCounselingPodcasts
March 10, 2019

Season 2- New Host and The Complexity of Sexual Abuse: Not Just For Victims

Season 2 brings a new host and a very focused topic. Ariel from Kaleoscope, and Kesha from Bible Thinking Woman come together to spend a whole season discussing the complex effects of sexual abuse. Our goal this season is to…
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