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Six Sins of the Anglican Church

Previously I wrote a post detailing several good things about the Anglican Church, the world-wide Anglican Commuion. I think they are good things indeed, and are more important than the many bad things that exist within the Church.  770 more words

Love Will Keep Us Together (Guest Post by Paul Brown)

Most of my family members identify as fundamentalist Christians and political conservatives. As my own religious and political views have evolved over the years, this has made for some lively conversations, especially around the holidays. 818 more words

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How to fight for the faith

Dear friends, I wanted very much to write to you concerning the salvation we share. Instead, I must write to urge you to fight for the faith delivered once and for all to God’s holy people. 

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Reflection on a Silent Crit of two pieces of my art

Silent Crits. can be really good and helpful to us all.  These are when others speak about your work and you are not allowed to explain or respond until everyone has finished. 476 more words

Covenant and the UMC (Guest post by Joel L. Watts)

Good News and others across the interwebs are clamoring for a schism, with some even suggesting “peaceful” plans for the other side to leave. Good News… 1,240 more words

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What is the biblical argument for schism?

The church is a strange organization. We declare by creed that it is one, holy, apostolic, and catholic. We look in vain for a church that clearly displays these marks. 573 more words

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The Inquisition Cometh #UMC

I just read the heartbreaking report that some 60 (unnamed at this point) conservative pastors and theologians in the United Methodist Church have held a phone conversation about the deepening divisions within this denomination. 471 more words

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