UM Insight--Perspectives

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

Latest posts

  1. Perspectives: Mystery Worship: Reflections on ‘The Messiah’ and Methodism — December 18, 2014
  2. Perspectives: Is Torture Justifiable? — December 18, 2014
  3. Perspectives: Which Jesus? — December 18, 2014
  4. Perspectives: Debunked: The West Costs the #UMC Too Much — December 18, 2014
  5. Perspectives: Buttons, Churches & Rigging the System — December 17, 2014

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  5. Perspectives: It Ain’t Necessarily So — 1 comment

Author's posts listings

Dec 18 2014

Perspectives: Mystery Worship: Reflections on ‘The Messiah’ and Methodism

Original post at http://um-insight.net/perspectives/christy-thomas/mystery-worship%3A/


On assignment for a local newspaper, the Rev. Christy Thomas visits a United Methodist congregation and finds welcome, joy and concern for the future.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/12/mystery-worship-reflections-on-the-messiah-and-methodism/

Dec 18 2014

Perspectives: Is Torture Justifiable?

Original post at http://um-insight.net/perspectives/is-torture-justifiable%3F/


The Rev. Robert D. Cornwall examines the moral and ethical context of using torture.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/12/is-torture-justifiable/

Dec 18 2014

Perspectives: Which Jesus?

Original post at http://um-insight.net/perspectives/dan-r-dick/which-jesus%3F/


We love sweet baby Jesus because he makes no demands on us, but what about the prophet Jesus and his hard teachings? asks the Rev. Dan R. Dick.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/12/which-jesus-2/

Dec 18 2014

Perspectives: Debunked: The West Costs the #UMC Too Much

Original post at http://um-insight.net/perspectives/jeremy-smith/debunked%3A-the-west-costs-the-%23umc-too-much/


The Rev. Jeremy Smith uses "big data" to explode false narratives about the current identity and possible future of The United Methodist Church.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/12/debunked-the-west-costs-the-umc-too-much-2/

Dec 17 2014

Perspectives: Buttons, Churches & Rigging the System

Original post at http://um-insight.net/perspectives/buttons%2C-churches-%26-rigging-the-system/


Like the unwired "Door Close" buttons in an elevator, Patrick Scriven challenges the Church's rigged system that shuts out most people from initiating and participating in beneficial change.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/12/buttons-churches-rigging-the-system/

Dec 17 2014

Perspectives: Christianity Is Not the Greatest Religion in the World

Original post at http://um-insight.net/perspectives/jeremy-smith/christianity-is-not-the-greatest-religion-in-the-world/


In a response reminiscent of the now-iconic monologue by "Newsroom's" anchor man, the Rev. Jeremy Smith enumerates both Christianity's failures and what he thinks we should do about them.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/12/christianity-is-not-the-greatest-religion-in-the-world-2/

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