Jul 24 2014

Joseph Yoo: When Harry Met Sally

For 3 weeks, our foster son’s older sister stayed with us. Her foster family had a out-of-country family trip and couldn’t take her with them. It was a crazy 3 weeks, which I’m thankful that it is all over. Writing … Continue reading

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Jul 24 2014

ReEmergent Church: Ministry Musings: Toxic Leadership

Originally posted on Oboedire:
Like many others, I have grown increasingly concerned about the neo-fundamentalism that is dominating and caricaturing too much Christianity these days. It is a theology and resultant mindset that is antithetical to the Gospel and destructive to the Christian witness in the world.  In recent days, Mars Hill Church in Seattle,…

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Jul 24 2014

General Board of Global Ministries: Investing in Armenia’s Future by Supporting Youth

In just two years, more than 1,400 students realize their dream of higher education with support from UMCOR.

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Jul 24 2014

Rev. Brent L. White: Have we really misunderstood the gospel?

A clergy friend of mine is reading Scot McKnight’s The King Jesus Gospel. My friend says that McKnight argues that we evangelicals have misunderstood the gospel in at least one important way: we overemphasize individual salvation through Christ’s atoning death and resurrection at the expense of the rest of the gospel, including most of the red-letter words of Jesus. While I haven’t read this […]

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Jul 24 2014

General Board of Global Ministries: Israel/Palestine: Call to Pray and Respond

Missionaries Alex Awad and Kristen Brown offer a prayer and urge United Methodists to pray for the Israel/Palestine conflict.

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Jul 24 2014

UMC Lead: Micah and Wesley: Requirements and Rules

This past Sunday I preached my first sermons as pastor of a two-point charge in my annual conference: FUMC Ferris and Bristol UMC. I had the sermon prepared for a few weeks beforehand, as I had just finished up my introductory preaching course at Perkins during a 3-week summer intensive. First Sunday’s with a new […]

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