Apr 17 2014

Community of Hope: Ministry WITH

Community of Hope in the news… taken from the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries. To see the original link go to Ministry WITH Experiencing the Transformational Power of the Spirit in “Ministry WITH” For several years, Central UMC in downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico has been in ministry with a group of people experiencing …

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Apr 17 2014

Rev. Brent L. White: A video for Holy Thursday

I prepared the following movie from video footage and photos I took during my Holy Land trip in 2011. It features what was perhaps the most moving part of the trip: our visit to the House of Caiaphas (now the Church of St. Peter in Gallicantu), where Jesus was tried before the high priest and spent his […]

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Apr 17 2014

Wesleyan/Anglican: Maundy Thursday

Today is Holy Thursday, also known as Maundy Thursday.  The term Maundy comes from the Latin, mandatum novarum, which means, “a new commandment.”  It is a reference to John 13:34-35, where Jesus says to His disciples, “I give you a new comman…

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Apr 17 2014

Perspectives: UMC Conflict and Global Mission

Dr. Hendrik Pieterse of Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary examines the role of The United Methodist Church’s mission document, “Grace Upon Grace,” in the midst of its current conflicts.

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Apr 17 2014

Perspectives: Holy Week Doesn’t Have to Be About Atonement

Surprise! There’s more than one theory of atonement in Christian theology, and that means there are different meanings to the significance of Holy Week, writes the Rev. Jeremy Smith.

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Apr 17 2014

Perspectives: To The Schismatics: Put Up Or Shut Up

Geoffrey Kruse-Safford finds the current rumbles from conservatives about breaking apart The United Methodist Church over LGBT inclusion to be outworn threats that ignore reality.

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