Oct 24 2014

UMR: Horwood donates one million for theological education

Horwood has designated the gift for theological students from the Rio Texas Conference who attend Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University or Asbury Theological Seminary.

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Oct 24 2014

Thoughts From The Heart On The Left: “How Do You Reach Your Goals?”

Mediation for October 26, 2014, the 20th Sunday after Pentecost (Year A) Deuteronomy 34: 1 – 12; 1 Thessalonians 2: 1 – 8; Matthew 22: 34 – 46 The problem with following the lectionary is that sometimes you don’t know the “whole” … Continue reading

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Oct 24 2014

UMC Lead: Bible Study Kicks Ass

  God I love a good Bible study. We’re reading Mark in my humble three-person Thursday night class at Lafayette Park United Methodist Church. It’s invigorating every time we meet. For the main component of the class, we read Mark aloud. Lemme tell ya, if you ain’t read Mark out loud, you ain’t read Mark. […]

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Oct 24 2014

connexions: Hoot of the day (on the Rome Synod)

“The conservative commentator Edward Pentin published an outraged piece in the National Catholic Register: ‘More and more there is talk in Rome that this synod is being engineered by groups intent on steering the Church in a heterodox direction, and increasingly evidence is coming to light that points to it.’ ….
“The thought that a synod [...]

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Oct 24 2014

UMR: GBHEM General Secretary issues statement on the Ebola global crisis

What concerns me most is a deeper crisis, the fear epidemics, when people move so quickly from indifference to paranoia, instead of moving from solidarity to action.

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Oct 24 2014

Incarnatio: Scripture & Culture in Wesleyan Perspective: New Podcast: Fully Focused on the Finish #ChristianPerfection #UMC

When I read the letters of Paul, I often wonder whether he was a fan of athletic games – foot racing, at least. On several occasions Paul draws on the language of the races to illumine the nature of the Christian life. For instance, “Do you not know th…

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