Monthly Archives: August 2011

Gil Rendle – Journey in the Wilderness

We will be reading Gil Rendle’s book Journey in the Wilderness: New Life for Mainline Churches here in the North District next month. It is well worth reading for all of us in the United Methodist Church who desire to … Continue reading

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Join the Conspiracy

In his book The Divine Conspiracy Dallas Willard says that when people are connected with Jesus through faith, “their union with Jesus allows them now to be a part of his conspiracy to undermine the structures of evil, which continue … Continue reading

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Christian Perfection

Christian Perfection is something John Wesley taught. It has been retained in the current United Methodist Church in the question asked of those being ordained Elder: “Do you expect to be made perfect in love in this life?” The expected … Continue reading

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Eternal Truth

I read in the preface of a book I just picked up: “We know that truth is eternal and unchanging.” My problem is that I don’t know that. Sure, if I were convinced that Plato got it right, I’d think … Continue reading

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