Apr 24 2014

One Mile Mosser: The Message: Gentile Inclusion

April 20, 2014 – Sanctuary from FUMC of Arlington on Vimeo.Dr. David N. Mosser’s sermon “The Message: Gentile Inclusion” from April 20, 2014.Sermon transcript available for download here.

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Apr 24 2014

Simply Sherri: Care, Show and Harvest

Dictionary.com defines stewardship as:

1. the position and duties of a steward, a person who acts as the surrogate of another or others, especially by managing property, financial affairs, an  estate, etc.

2. the responsible overseeing and protection of something considered worth caring for and preserving

I love the part that says, "…something considered worth caring for…"  Our

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Apr 24 2014

Mercy Not Sacrifice: Social holiness is about way more than sex

Fellow Methodist pastor Evan Rohrs-Dodge wrote a very legitimate post recently pointing out the distinction between what John Wesley called “social holiness” and what people today call “social justice.” The two are often conflated in liberal Methodist circles. While social justice has to do with standing up for the marginalized, social holiness refers to developing… More

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Apr 24 2014

General Board of Global Ministries: Mission Minute: A Conversation with Missionaries Sara Flores and Dakin Cook

Missionaries Sara Flores and Dakin Cook define the role of mission.

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Apr 24 2014

John Meunier: ‘Finish, then, thy new creation’

Talbot Davis asks whether conversion or childhood has more of a shaping effect of who we are as Christians. [I]n more than a few of those “new creation” situations, I’ve watched with despair as people fall back into unhealthy patterns of ungodly living.The same folks who emerge triumphantly from baptismal waters later descend painfully into cycles […]

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Apr 24 2014

Mustard Seeds: What I’ve Been Reading 4/24/14 (Book Review)

The book stack exceeded my reading ability during Lent and Holy Week, but now that things have slowed down (hah!) the books began calling to me again. Here’s what I’ve tackled lately. Jeff Vandermeer, Annihilation. Vandermeer’s initial foray in the … Continue reading

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