Jul 30 2014

Threads from Henry's Web: In (Partial) Defense of Confessional Schools

Brandon Withrow tells the story of How Westminster Theological Seminary Came to Define Fundamentalism for [Him]. It is a story that is repeated over and over again, and in this case a professor was removed from Westminster for saying much the same thing as I would about the study of the Old Testament:

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Jul 30 2014

UMC Lead: Just Be Better Than A Winery

A few months ago, I left my church job and took one outside the church. I pretty quickly realized I was learning a whole lot about my vocation that I would never have seen had I not left. What was unusual about my leaving was that I was not really trying to leave the church. […]

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Jul 30 2014

Hacking Christianity :: Rev. Jeremy Smith: Sleight-of-Hand in a #UMC Unity Plan – HX’s response to Bill Arnold and David Watson’s A&W Plan

An offered hand of an easy-to-achieve plan for unity catches the UMC’s attention, but the other hand has the potential to exit incredible amounts of money and churches from the UMC.

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Jul 30 2014

Mustard Seeds: The Be-Attitudes: Hungry Or Full? (Sunday’s Sermon Today)

Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled.–Matthew 5:6 How long could you go without eating? Generally speaking, I can usually make it from lunch until dinner…. Seriously though, the average study seems to find … Continue reading

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Jul 30 2014

Sunday's Child: Reflection on readings for July 30

Surely goodness and mercy    shall follow meall the days of my life,and I shall dwell in the house    of the Lordmy whole life long.(Psalm 23:6)2 Chronicles 26:1-28:27Suggested memory verse: But when he had become strong he grew pro…

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Jul 30 2014

Rev. Brent L. White: A homily for church council: “Stepping Out on Faith”

I offered this homily at Hampton UMC’s church council meeting on July 29, 2014. Homily Text: Matthew 14:22-33 I was ten years old in the summer of 1980. That was the summer I dove off my first high dive. I don’t know how high it was. While it seemed at the time like about a hundred […]

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