Nov 21 2014

UMR: Churches to serve as safe spaces after Ferguson grand jury announcement

After a prayer service outside her church turned violent last month, the Rev. Teresa Danieley, pastor of St. John’s Tower Grove, allowed those trying to escape the demonstrations to enter her church. Now, Danieley and dozens of other clergy members are preparing to once again offer their churches as safe spaces, or sanctuaries.

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Nov 21 2014

Threads from Henry's Web: When Fear Drives

Recently the topic of risk and danger has come up in several discussions of Christian Ministry. Shauna Hyde, who I interviewed along with Chris Surber, has spent the night in tent town with homeless folks and earned the informal title “vicar of tent town.” People have told her she’s crazy. But she manages to live […]

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Nov 21 2014

Threads from Henry's Web: From My Editing Work: Our Global Kingdom Citizenship

Two paragraphs from Rendering unto Caesar:

The most obvious conflict with the fusion of Christian and American identity is that it denies the universal nature of the Kingdom of God. When our allegiances are too strongly aligned with any kingdom of this world, be it the relatively benevolent kingdom of America or a malevolent kingdom […]

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Nov 21 2014

Allan R. Bevere: The Habits of Unhappy People

Yesterday I posted on the morning habits of happy people. The Huffington Post has published on the seven habits of unhappy people.___Here are the 7 qualities of chronically unhappy people.1. Your default belief is that life is hard.2. You believe most …

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Nov 21 2014

General Board of Global Ministries: United Methodist Missionaries Commissioned in Ecuador

Seven UM missionaries are commissioned in Latin America. The event makes it a first in commissioning in Latin America and in collaboration with a mission partner church.

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Nov 21 2014

General Board of Global Ministries: United Methodist Missionaries Commissioned in Ecuador

Seven UM missionaries are commissioned in Latin America. The event makes it a first in commissioning in Latin America and in collaboration with a mission partner church.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/11/united-methodist-missionaries-commissioned-in-ecuador/

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