Apr 23 2014

Liquid Faith: John Wesley on the Natural (Fallen) State of Humanity

I am currently writing on Wesley’s doctrine of humanity. His theology is firmly grounded in a traditional understanding of original sin, and his words concerning the natural state of humanity (apart from Christ) ring as true today as they did in the 18th century. Sermon #44, ‘Original Sin’ The Scripture avers that ‘by one man’s… Read More in John Wesley on the Natural (Fallen) State of Humanity

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Apr 23 2014

Covered in the Master's Dust: In Transition: What to Do About Facebook When You Move to a New Church

In June I will be moving for the first time and assumin […]

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Apr 23 2014

Rankin File: Yom HaShoah – Let Us Never Forget

It is Easter season and many of us are still pondering the joy and the challenge of the New Creation, demonstrated through the resurrection of Jesus Christ.  Thoughts about the chronological overlap between Passover and Easter, especially this year, coupled with recent events in the Ukraine and in Overland Park, Kansas, have prompted the following […]

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Apr 23 2014

Community of Hope: Were you there

When we began Community of Hope the vision was to bring people together housed and street, churched and unchurched. Here is a video of that realized as people from four very different walks of life join voices in one song:

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Apr 23 2014

Nikos: Dave’s Deep Thoughts – A Man’s Best Friend

Here’s Pastor Dave McDowell’s weekly devotional that he sends out to members of his church. Dave is my brother and serves as the Music Minister at Stewartstown UMC in PA.He came running up to the pickup truck,and that was it. Novemb…

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Apr 23 2014

RMNBlog: On God and Caesar

A church that exists among the comfortable cannot be prophetic. We must put Jesus first. by Rev. Dr. Bishop Peter Storey Abridged; originally preached at FL Annual Conference MFSA gathering 2013; full text here Storey presenting President Nelson Mandela with a sculpture of melted guns on the first anniversary of Freedom Day, April 27, 1995. Social action and Methodism are inseparable. You can’t talk about being a Methodist without being engaged in social action. Wesleyan evangelism is an evangelism of the whole Gospel for the whole world. I first came to the United States in 1966 and visited for many…

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