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Month: September 2016

James Petticrew ~ Money, Money, Money

September 14, 2016

The danger of our silence is that if we ignore the subject of money, both the mission of the Kingdom of God and the spirituality of God’s people will ultimately be impoverished.

Kimberly Reisman ~ The Gospel in Jamaica: Where Are the Men?

If we really believe that in Christ there is no male or female, it should trouble us deeply that so many men are missing from our midst.

Kimberly Reisman ~ Podcast: The Arc of Scattered Nations

September 12, 2016

Enjoy this podcast on “The Arc of Scattered Nations” with Dr. Kimberly Reisman and Rev. Jeremy Steele of the New Room podcast at Seedbed.

Cole Bodkin ~ Helicopter Pilots or Farmers?

If we are always on the go, never at home, what sort of fruit can we expect?

Tammie Grimm ~ Our Story Is for All Ages

September 10, 2016

It is by knowing the biblical story that we can see more into Rowling’s story. The Greatest Commandment is not just about love—it is about loving holistically, loving things whole—integrating the very aspects of our being, heart, mind, soul and strength and becoming whole in who we are and who we love. To love God with our whole heart, whole mind, whole strength and whole soul and to love our neighbor as ourselves is to inherit eternal life.

Interview: Tom Fuerst on Outsiders & Underdogs

September 8, 2016

Advent reminds us that Christmas is not a sentimental, consumerist, family-friendly holiday, but is a season of radical political subversion, the downfall of the mighty, and an upturning of the hierarchies of the world. Seeing Christmas in fresh perspective begins with participating in the biblical narrative of God’s preferential option for the poor, forgotten, and imperfect.

Elizabeth Glass Turner ~ Why Can’t We Just Be Humanitarians?

September 7, 2016

I’ve eaten with Muslims and agnostics, with atheists and Wiccans, with Buddhists and Baptists. I enjoy breaking bread with people who are different than I am. I don’t want any of them to go hungry. I want to share what I have with them, whether they ever believe what I believe or not.

But I’m also comfortable with my vocational call to proclaim Jesus Christ, and him crucified.

Kimberly Reisman ~ Houston Highlights

September 5, 2016

Here are a few snapshots from World Methodist Conference 2016 in Houston, Texas.

Elizabeth Glass Turner ~ The Global Neighborhood: World Methodist Conference

We are knit together fearfully and wonderfully in the womb of this galaxy, we neighbors, breathing the air of God’s breath as we blink and squall at the startling light of Triune love. We are still newborns learning to recognize the face of our Creator, learning to move through the example of Christ our brother.

Kevin Murriel ~ Release

September 3, 2016

There are some things that you are holding onto, and there are other things that are holding onto you…