Oct 23 2014

Mitchell Lewis: What a Chaplain Does

What does a #UMC chaplain do? Today I coordinated a bilingual memorial mass for a member of the command from Puerto Rico.

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Oct 23 2014

Mercy Not Sacrifice: Why I like Pope Francis’ “God of surprises”

It’s little secret that progressive evangelicals like me have a huge crush on Pope Francis and probably project a lot of unmerited wishful thinking onto him. The Roman church’s recent synod on the family revealed among other things how little power Francis actually has to impose change by fiat. I respect him for patiently seeking [Read More...]

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Oct 23 2014

Adventures In Revland: Reflection on UNC by a Duke Fan

As a Duke fan I look at the news that is coming out about the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and their student athletes with remorse and sorrow.  I don’t read articles about them taking teacherless classes with silent cheers or a cons…

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Oct 23 2014

SOUND BITES: Something to chew on that is good for the soul™: GOD INCOGNITO

You have to trust the author.  You have to believe that God has a good reason for keeping His presence subtle.  It allows creatures as small and frail as human beings the capacity for choice that we would never have in the obvious presence of…

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Oct 23 2014

General Board of Global Ministries: UMC #GivingTuesday Donations Create Opportunities

English-learning opportunities, local job creation, and reinforcing God’s call are all attributed to UMC #GivingTuesday donations.

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Oct 23 2014

Allan R. Bevere: Tar Heel Treachery at UNC

As a Duke fan, I find this to be very sad. College sports must maintain academic integrity.___Chapel Hill, North Carolina (CNN) — For 18 years, thousands of students at the prestigious University of North Carolina took fake “paper classes,” and advise…

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