Apr 23 2014

First United Methodist Church Sachse Blog: Katie's Blog: Neighbor

With this year’s Lenten Zipcode Project, we challenged the congregation to fast and to donate the money saved on those meals to combat poverty. Visually, the meals were represented on the bulletin board in the Welcome Center with Post-It Notes. Using…

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Apr 23 2014

Grand Rapids District: The “Us” and “Other” Perspective

I have been reading a book lately that describes the struggles individuals, from various religious traditions, face as […]

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Apr 23 2014

Liquid Faith: John Wesley on the Natural (Fallen) State of Humanity

I am currently writing on Wesley’s doctrine of humanity. His theology is firmly grounded in a traditional understanding of original sin, and his words concerning the natural state of humanity (apart from Christ) ring as true today as they did in the 18th century. Sermon #44, ‘Original Sin’ The Scripture avers that ‘by one man’s… Read More in John Wesley on the Natural (Fallen) State of Humanity

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Apr 23 2014

Covered in the Master's Dust: In Transition: What to Do About Facebook When You Move to a New Church

In June I will be moving for the first time and assumin […]

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Apr 23 2014

Thoughts of a Naked Alien: How Is Religion Like Facebook?

 
 
Sound like a familiar refrain?
 
The hyperlink above goes to a recent commentary in the Christian Science Monitor. Here is my Naked summary:
 
1. Facebook is too intrusive and pushy;
 
2. It only wants my money and participation to sustain itself and show metrics of “success”; and
 
3. It makes us sad!
 
 
What are your thought?

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Apr 23 2014

Rankin File: Yom HaShoah – Let Us Never Forget

It is Easter season and many of us are still pondering the joy and the challenge of the New Creation, demonstrated through the resurrection of Jesus Christ.  Thoughts about the chronological overlap between Passover and Easter, especially this year, coupled with recent events in the Ukraine and in Overland Park, Kansas, have prompted the following […]

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