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: Who Will Lead Us? — September 17, 2014
  2. Perspectives: A Holy Conferencing Reality — September 17, 2014
  3. Perspectives: Power — September 12, 2014
  4. Perspectives: Echoes of Jim Crow in The United Methodist Church — September 12, 2014
  5. Perspectives: Is the Simplest Form of Church a Dinner Table? — September 12, 2014

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  5. Perspectives: Confessing and Reconciling: One Body Through the Cross — 1 comment

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Sep 17 2014

Perspectives: Who Will Lead Us?

Original post at http://um-insight.net/perspectives/attempt-great-things-for-god/


The new Ken Burns documentary on the Roosevelt family inspires a meditation on the nature and need for leadership in church and society.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/09/who-will-lead-us/

Sep 17 2014

Perspectives: A Holy Conferencing Reality

Original post at http://um-insight.net/perspectives/a-holy-conferencing-reality/


Seminarian Ethan Gregory is learning about holy conferencing from his theologically more conservative classmate.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/09/a-holy-conferencing-reality-2/

Sep 12 2014

Perspectives: Power

Original post at http://um-insight.net/perspectives/power/


Faced with a world that seems rushing toward chaos, individuals and churches can do more to pull society back from the brink by reflecting more on what's good for all, writes Stephen Swecker, the Ethics Coach.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/09/power/

Sep 12 2014

Perspectives: Echoes of Jim Crow in The United Methodist Church

Original post at http://um-insight.net/perspectives/human-sexuality/echoes-of-jim-crow-in-the-united-methodist-church/


The Rev. Jeremy Smith examines the connection between past racial discrimination and The United Methodist Church's current institutional sexism against LGBT people.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/09/echoes-of-jim-crow-in-the-united-methodist-church-2/

Sep 12 2014

Perspectives: Is the Simplest Form of Church a Dinner Table?

Original post at http://um-insight.net/blogs/jeremy-smith/is-the-simplest-form-of-church-a-dinner-table%3F/


New churches that gather around a meal for worship and education hold out a vision for the future, writes the Rev. Jeremy Smith.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/09/is-the-simplest-form-of-church-a-dinner-table/

Sep 11 2014

Perspectives: Dear #UMC, Let’s Reclaim Our Confessional Heritage

Original post at http://um-insight.net/perspectives/dear-%23umc%2C-let%27s-reclaim-our-confessional-heritage/


Scholar Joel L. Watts thinks the current United Methodist denomination should dig more deeply into the two main branches of its heritage to reclaim clear statements of belief.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/09/dear-umc-lets-reclaim-our-confessional-heritage/

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