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Sacredise | With Kindness

This week I read this blog post by Dan Dick  and it resonated very strongly with me. I cannot fathom why kindness seems to be so hard for so many people – and especially why kindness is not more prevalent in the Church. Yet, it … [Read More...]

This Day With God | Deja Vu

Have you ever had something occur and you feel like you have been there before? It’s like on the old TV show “Raven” when she could see into the future. That’s kind of what happened with Joseph as his dream is realized. In the post Dream Coming to … [Read More...]

Thoughts of a Naked Alien | Nick at Night:

The Pharisees replied, “Have you too been deceived? Have any of the leaders believed in him? Has any Pharisee? No, only this crowd, which doesn’t know the Law. And they are under God’s curse!”Nicodemus, who was one of them and had come to … [Read More...]

UM & Global | A more global Connectional Table?

At its recent meeting, the Connectional Table (CT) submitted legislation to General Conference to restructure itself to achieve greater representation on the CT from United Methodists from outside the United States. Currently, seven out of the 47 … [Read More...]

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Commencement 2015

Commencement 2015 Dr. Tim McClendon (Given at Mead Hall, Aiken, SC)   Perhaps you have heard the story of the pilot and his 3 passengers: a fifth grade Boy Scout, a priest, and a famous astrophysicist. The pilot frantically opens a door and yells to … [Read More...]

Sexuality and The Duggar Scandal

Is there anyone who has not heard the sad and scandalous news about Josh Duggar of 19 Children and Counting fame? The TV show has now been cancelled. Far more, that family has just had their carefully constructed and controlled lives deconstruct and … [Read More...]

Church Decline | Abandoned Church

5 ways churches inflicted pain on themselves

(RNS) Let’s be clear: The much-heralded “decline of Christianity in America” isn’t about God losing faith in humankind. It isn’t about losing our moral compass thanks to whatever you happen to loathe. It isn’t about fickle millennials. It isn’t … [Read More...]

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