Sep 30 2014

Allan R. Bevere: Trinity Tuesday: Christian Theism Is Not Trinitarianism

Theologian Nicholas Lash’s discussion of the Trinity* takes place against the backdrop of modern theism. He believes that the paramount influence of modern theism has caused the doctrine of the Trinity to cease to function as the Christian frame of ref…

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Sep 30 2014

Gloria Deo (Wesleyan-Anglican musings): Secular Politicians touting the goodness of Islam?

When I was in high school, our school was sued by the ACLU because each Monday a student would pray over the intercom.  This was deemed by the ACLU an unacceptable promotion of religion as such by an arm of the government, and the court agreed. &n…

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Sep 30 2014

UMC Lead: Keeping the Conversation Open

During the United States’ Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln wrote: “The will of God prevails. In great contests each party claims to act in accordance with the will of God. Both may be, and one must be, wrong.”  In the present discussion among United Methodists over marriage equality, we all desire to speak for what we understand God’s will […]

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Sep 30 2014

Encourage One Another Daily: Simple JOY

Are you finding JOY in life? Make sure you are approaching it in the right order: Jesus Others Yourself It makes all the difference! May we order our lives in pursuit of joy! Filed under: Faith, Life

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Sep 30 2014

Joseph Yoo: Party Like It’s 1999!

At the end of 2007, I remember having an exchange with the BOOM (Board of Ordained Ministry) registrar about my written exams. I had turned in everything that was required of me for provisional elder status — that is, except VHS tapes of my sermon. We were required to send copies of a worship we led as part of the … Continue reading 

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Sep 30 2014

SOUND BITES: Something to chew on that is good for the soul™: CHANGING THE WORLD

When I was young and free and my imagination had no limits, I dreamed of changing the world. As I grew older and wiser, I discovered the world would not change, so I shortened my sights somewhat and decided to change only my country. But it too seeme…

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