Oct 30 2014

Appalachian Preacher: Finding The Kingdom in Gloom and Doom

Over the past couple of months, I’ve found myself inundated with nothing but bad news.  As we wait on the edge of our seats for the decision of the grand jury in Missouri regarding whether or not to indict Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown, I find the country (and my community) […]

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Oct 30 2014

United Methodist Church Pastor Poet: Fears and Halloween

What we think is ours is really not.I have trouble sometimes with giving away my love and blessing to others. For example, when I meet someone new for the first time, I tend to be careful about letting down my guard, of fully being present with that pe…

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Oct 30 2014

Wheneftalks: Math on Alleged “Voter Fraud” in Texas

We’ve been debating the discriminatory and shameful voter ID laws on my Facebook page for several days now. A lot of the debate centers around the question of just how wide spread the… Continue reading

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Oct 30 2014

General Board of Global Ministries: White House Discusses Ebola with Faith Groups

At a White House event, General Secretary Thomas Kemper joins delegates of 15 faith-based organizations to discuss Ebola response.

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Oct 30 2014

Rev. Brent L. White: Follow-up to last Sunday’s sermon

I thought my “Bible Heroes” sermon series, which focused on faithful heroes of the Old Testament, reached a rousing climax last Sunday with my sermon on Josiah. (I’ll post the sermon soon.) What impresses me most about Josiah’s comprehensive reforms in what remained of Israel was this: he renewed his people’s covenant with God and implemented these costly reforms after he […]

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Oct 30 2014

We Your People, Ours the Journey: Sermon: Whose Image?

“Whose Image?” (October 26, 2014) While we certainly live in the world, and have to make choices about how to live our lives with respect to the expectations of the world around us, we are created in God’s own image, and we seek to live lives that reflect that image. Whose face do we see […]

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