Oct 24 2014

Seedbed: New Ebook: A Primer on the Practice of Inductive Bible Study

Give Me That Book! A Primer for the Practice of Inductive Bible Study is a new ebook by T. Michael W. Halcomb that guides a person through moving from the biblical text all the way through to sermon preparation. Enjoy the introduction to the book in today’s post.

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Oct 24 2014

Sacredise: Saying No to God

The first word one of my children learned to say was, “No!” – usually with his finger pointed strongly in the direction of the person to whom he was speaking. As parents, in spite of the frustration these finger-pointing negations sometimes caused, we celebrated his ability to speak his own truth to power (us). He […]

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Oct 24 2014

Begin Again: TGIF: Gratitude for Perspective

First I would like to say thank you to Terri Stewart for offering her gratitude last week. Between travel, connection issues, and health that day, I was unable to write. I am still processing my trip to the Grand Canyon and today I am grateful for the perspective on life and connectedness my experience gave…

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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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