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Bob Kaylor | Strangely Warmed

Pentecost and the Future of the Methodist Movement Acts 2:1-21 There are weeks in the life of a preacher where a lot of things come together at once that seem like an intentional convergence that requires some comment. This was one of those weeks. … [Read More...]

David F. Watson | The Millennial Obsession

How do we get more millennials into church? In the ecclesial world I live in, this seems to be the question of the day, and there is no shortage of answers. I’m not a millennial. Many have been my students. I count several as friends. … [Read More...]

Ponderings | 5 Movies on Netflix Worth Watching

The latest from jasoncstanley.com: Here are five movies currently streaming on Netflix that you might find worth watching. Dark Skies (2013):  This film was marketed to those viewers who wanted more Paranormal Activity. Some of them may have been … [Read More...]

Kairos CoMotion Lectionary Dialogue | John 3:1-17

Year B - Pentecost +1 (Trinity or Energy to Witness 1 (Live Together)May 31, 2015John 3:1-17We gather in the dark to tell scary stories to one another. We even go so far as to shine a flashlight from below our chin to distort our features. This goes … [Read More...]

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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...]

Can You Be a Christian Without Believing in Christ?

Can you be a Christian without believing in Christ?

(RNS) The rise of the “nones” — Americans who no longer check a religious affiliation on demographic surveys — has stirred up interesting conversations among church leaders. A generation ago, many Americans would have been considered “nominal” in … [Read More...]

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