UM Insight -- Issues

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Name: UM Insight -- Issues
Date registered: March 28, 2012
URL: http://um-insight.net/issues-section/index.rss

Latest posts

  1. Issues: Are Selfies Evil? — November 20, 2014
  2. Issues: Ebola, ISIS and Death in the UMC — November 20, 2014
  3. Issues: Church Mourns Ebola Death of Surgeon — November 17, 2014
  4. Issues: Valuable Themes and Unresolved Concerns (Part 2) — November 13, 2014
  5. Issues: Form vs. Function in the Worldwide Nature of the Church — November 13, 2014

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Nov 20 2014

Issues: Are Selfies Evil?

Original post at http://um-insight.net/issues-section/umc-global-nature/are-selfies-evil%3F/


Veteran photojournalist Paul Jeffrey confronts the popular trend of "selfies" – taking photographs of oneself and friends with cellphones or tablets – as a questionable practice for Christians unless the images are used in the service of others.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/11/are-selfies-evil-2/

Nov 20 2014

Issues: Ebola, ISIS and Death in the UMC

Original post at http://um-insight.net/issues-section/umc-global-nature/ebola%2C-isis-and-death-in-the-umc/


Choosing to engage with the world around them could be the greatest legacies of Dr. Martin Salia, killed by Ebola, and Abdul-Rahman (Peter) Kassig, murdered by ISIS, writes David W. Scott.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/11/ebola-isis-and-death-in-the-umc-2/

Nov 17 2014

Issues: Church Mourns Ebola Death of Surgeon

Original post at http://um-insight.net/issues-section/umc-global-nature/church-mourns-ebola-death-of-surgeon/


Despite medical efforts, Dr. Martin Salia, the medical head of the UMC's Kissy Hospital in Sierra Leone, has died of the Ebola virus.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/11/church-mourns-ebola-death-of-surgeon/

Nov 13 2014

Issues: Valuable Themes and Unresolved Concerns (Part 2)

Original post at http://um-insight.net/issues-section/umc-global-nature/valuable-themes-and-unresolved-concerns-%28part-2%29/


Global missions executive Thomas Kemper concludes the year-long series by UM & Global examining The United Methodist Church's mission theology statement, "Grace Upon Grace."

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/11/valuable-themes-and-unresolved-concerns-part-2/

Nov 13 2014

Issues: Form vs. Function in the Worldwide Nature of the Church

Original post at http://um-insight.net/issues-section/umc-global-nature/form-vs.-function/


David W. Scott finds that asking what function the Holy Spirit would have the UMC perform is crucial to deciding its future form.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/11/form-vs-function-in-the-worldwide-nature-of-the-church-2/

Nov 13 2014

Issues: Imagine What’s NEXT prepares college students to dream, go, do

Original post at http://um-insight.net/issues-section/ordained-ministry/imagine-what%E2%80%99s-next-prepares-college-students-to-dream%2C-go%2C-/


College students are challenged to consider their vocations as followers of Jesus at an event sponsored by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/11/imagine-whats-next-prepares-college-students-to-dream-go-do/

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