Jan 30 2015

Wheneftalks: Look No Further Than This

Yesterday was “Muslim Day” at the State Capital. Hundreds of Mulsims gathered peacefully and exercised their constitutional right of speech and assembly. But, right in the middle of their peaceful gathering, this happened:… Continue reading

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Jan 30 2015

RMNBlog: The tragic gap: On being an Advent and Lent people

By Autumn Dennis, Originally published at Inspire to Conspire Currently, we’re in the season of Epiphany. When I think of Epiphany, images of flashing light come to mind, of the glory of the Lord shining around the Magi, of the incarnation, and of the Fulfilling Hope coming into our midst. It should be a season of brightness. Better yet, it should be a season of epiphanies, of coming to realize that which was already in front of you. Justice. Incarnation. Coming restoration. Hope. Love. Peace. Joy. “When they saw the star, they were overjoyed.” -Matthew 2:10 Overjoyed. What a foreign…

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Jan 30 2015

Sandpiper's Thoughts: A Call to Worship

A call to worship(Inspired by Psalm 111)Friends,Sing a song of praise to the Lord.Let your heart be full of gratitudeas we stand together,the Body of Christ.Open your eyes and seethe great work of the Lordeverywhere we look,all around us.God’s hands ha…

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Jan 30 2015

Soul Rain ... Kelli Sorg: Upcoming Blog – Benedict’s Ladder of Humility #nccumc

As Lent approaches, as New Year’s resolutions begin to wane, as our faithful intentions for 2015 begin to fall by the wayside, I want to write about what’s really important and how we figure out what that is.  So, beginning next Monday, February 2, 2015, I will begin a new blog series based on a […]

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Jan 30 2015

All Shall Be Well: Last Night (A Meditation on Family Promise)

last night we slept on the floor. mattresses, really, arranged on the floor for comfort this morning, we woke up and went home, without a thought to where we would sleep tonight. tonight, someone else will sleep on those same mattresses, playing host to families who sleep on floor-arranged mattresses every. night. thank God for […]

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Jan 30 2015

UMC Lead: Why I Am United Methodist: Because Of Love

Today we have a guest post by Ben Gosden (bio below). If you would like to be considered for a guest post, please feel free to email us at leadumc@gmail.com. ————————————- A few years ago, Jon Stewart had a funny bit on The Daily Show where he talked about Chelsea Clinton being married in a United Methodist Church. […]

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