Aug 27 2014

UMR: LGBTQ allies gather at Duke Divinity Convocation

There’s been some controversy recently at Duke Divinity School about the place of LGBTQ persons in that community: Student Lizzie McManus-Dail said she asked a question at orientation regarding how to combat heteronormativity, which deals with gender separation, in classrooms. She said that Richard Hays, dean of the Divinity School, responded he was concerned the […]

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Aug 27 2014

Commmonplace Holiness blog: Some Quotes from the Internet

Dietrich Bonhoeffer: “Stupidity is a more dangerous enemy of the good than malice. One may protest against evil; it can be exposed and, if need be, prevented by use of force. Evil always carries within itself the germ of its…

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Aug 27 2014

Mitchell Lewis: The Wrong Kind of Christian in Academia

Tish Harrison Warren writes at Christianity Today about being the wrong kind of Christian in the academic world: I thought I was an acceptable kind of evangelical. I’m not a fundamentalist. My friends and I enjoy art, alcohol, and cultural … Continue reading

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Aug 27 2014

All Shall Be Well: Welcome! (And Welcome Back!)–Building Community @ ONU

This week, I read an excellent blog post by my colleague (and fellow Garrett-Evangelical grad!) Dr. Jeremiah Gibbs, who is the chaplain at the University of Indianapolis– To a New College Freshman: An Open Letter from the University Chaplain.  It’s a great introduction for new college students about how to grow both intellectually and spiritually […]

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Aug 27 2014

The GeekPreacher: GenCon & Dark Dungeons (Part 3)

I would like to apologize for not having this last blog post in this series up sooner. Unfortunately, life seems to get in the way. Since I’ve arrived back from GenCon, I’ve had church meetings to attend, ministerial alliance meetings, … Continue reading

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Aug 27 2014

Crossfusion: Youth Question: What is Baptism?

Original post at http://pastorjohnpartridge.blogspot.com/2014/08/youth-question-what-is-baptism.html Note: I asked our youth to write down any questions that they had about faith, the church, or life in general.  This is a part of that series.Question: What is Baptism?     In order to understand what baptism is, it might be helpful to understand where it came from.  Jesus didn’t …

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