Aug 21 2014

Thoughts From The Heart On The Left: Couldn’t They Have Been A Bit More Subtle?

A while back I posted a piece entitled “There’s A Sermon In Here Somewhere But First A Warning!”. The problem with that particular e-mail is that it looked and felt proper; only some searching proved that it was a scam … Continue reading

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Aug 21 2014

General Board of Global Ministries: Just Serve

Lessons Learned, Part 3: US-2 missionary Elaine LaVan shares the value of servant ministry.

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Aug 21 2014

General Board of Global Ministries: Ebola Quarantine Sparks Violent Protests

Julu Swen, communication director for the Liberia Annual (regional) Conference of The United Methodist Church reports.

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Aug 21 2014

UMC Lead: Ferguson: This Is No Time To Be Polite

Voices are crying out in Ferguson and throughout the country with questions that no amount of words can soothe, with questions that only actions can begin to answer. We have politely responded to questions with redirects (or rather misdirects), avoiding the answers that we know—if stated bluntly—would expose the ugly truth of our privilege, and […]

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Aug 21 2014

Thoughts From The Heart On The Left: ““From Which Direction Does The Ministry Grow?”

Meditation for August 24, 2014, the 11th Sunday after Pentecost (Year A) Exodus 1: 8 – 2: 10, Romans 12: 1- 8, Matthew 16: 13 – 20 This is for this coming Sunday.  I am trying to get back into … Continue reading

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Aug 21 2014

General Board of Global Ministries: Marching for Climate Change Action

Missionary Pat Watkins is one of the leaders who is informally organizing United Methodist participation in the Peoples Climate March.

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