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Representing Young People

As an ecumenical mutt, this has been my first year to really follow the events happening at UMC General Conference. It has been hard to read and watch over the past week as decisions have been made (or not made), riling up voices on social media and blog sites.   586 more words

The church, The Church, THE CHURCH

Confession: This last post from our trip to Lebanon and Syria will be written in first person. I (Julie) have had several days of traveling time with Marilyn and Nuhad. 2,207 more words

Brooding on Vipers: An Out of Season Advent Sermon

Wednesday, April 6, 2016
“Encountering the Living Word” preaching course
Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago (LSTC)

Matthew 3:1-12
In those days John the Baptist appeared in the wilderness of Judea, proclaiming, ‘Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near.’ This is the one of whom the prophet Isaiah spoke when he said,

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Attitudes of the Christian Missionary

In his book expounding the Christian obligation to global mission, William Carey outlines the qualities he believed all missionaries must exhibit, as well actions they must take in their ministry: 462 more words


Book Review: Global Church: reshaping our conversations, renewing our mission, revitalising our churches

In Global Church: reshaping our conversations, renewing our mission, revitalising our churches, Graham Hill nails his thesis firmly on the doors of the Western Church and Academy: 696 more words

Culture & Justice

006: Sunstone Symposium Europe, Birmingham - The Challenges of Modern Mormonism, John Dehlin

John Dehlin’s keynote presentation, given at the 2016 Sunstone Europe Symposium in Birmingham, England on February 27th,. The keynote was hosted by Lindsay Hansen Park, Assistant Director of the Sunstone Education Foundation. 86 more words


Is Job an Exceptional Story?

This is not meant to be a teaching but rather an acknowledgement of honest questions.

The book of Job, in the Bible, invites us to imagine other conversations between God and Satan. 461 more words

Thoughts And Reflections