LGBTQ vs. Homosexual

Terminology is important. When this tape series was originally created, homosexuals was a mostly acceptable word to identify the lesbian and gay communities. Bisexuals were mostly ignored (“when are they going to come out of the closet”). Transgendered were barely on the radar and queer was considered a derogatory term, like the N-word today. In … Read more…

The Video Tape Journey

In the beginning there were a bunch of VHS video tapes. In the late 1990’s, Rev. Samuel Kader was giving this lecture series on a regular basis at Community Gospel Church in Dayton, Ohio. They decided to record the series using the state-of-the-art technology of the day – video tape – and sent copies to … Read more…

The Unique Picture

For a eunique series, you need a unique picture. I took this picture many years ago at the Sundial Bridge in Redding, California. Sundial Bridge is a unique bridge created by Spanish architect and engineer Santiago Calatrava. It functions as both a bridge and a sundial. If you are ever in the Redding, California area, … Read more…

Eunique is spelled wrong!

One of the most common comments I hear is, “Hey, do you know that Eunique is spelled wrong!” Yes, it is. It’s eunique. The official title of the series is Eunique Perspectives of Hope: Homosexuality and The Bible. This is the way it was spelled in the original opening. I am not sure if the … Read more…

Study Guide & Book

To supplement The Hope Tapes, there is a set of study notes compiled by Ross Parlette. The notes include every scripture, along with and the Strongs Concordance entries for each Greek & Hebrew word mentioned in the series. Download the study notes here… The Hope Tapes: Study Notes If you are looking for more than just … Read more…

Part 1 – Sodom & Gomorrah

Rev. Samuel Kader goes verse by verse thru this story, showing that these cities had been judged long before the angels entered Sodom. While the sins of Sodom were many, was “homosexuality” among them? Rev. Kader looks in both the Old and New testaments to get a comprehensive view of what was going on. A … Read more…

Part 2 – Leviticus & The Law

This segment looks at the Old Testament laws and their purpose. Rev. Kader takes a special look at the two verses used to condemn homosexuality, as well as the hundreds of other regulations that ensure that no one can be justified under the law. Some of the takeaways… Do you really want to stone your … Read more…

Part 4 – Qadesh – The Cults

This segment looks at another Old Testament Hebrew word. What might have been a sodomite back in the time of King James is now better translated as temple prostitute. Obviously, temple prostitute and a sodomite (which has also changed meaning since the time of King James) are two entirely different things. Rev. Kader looks at … Read more…