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May 18 2017, 6AM

With all this chatter about human sexuality vs. the Social Principles in the Discipline, I thought it might be a good idea to look at this animal we call the Social Principles.  They take up Paragraphs 160-166 in the Discipline.  They were added to the ... [Other Posts]

April 5, 11AM

What is the end of all ecclesiastical order? Is it not to bring souls from the power of Satan to God; and to build them up in his fear and love? Order, then, is so far valuable, as it answers these ends; and if it answers them not, it is nothing worth. (J... [Other Posts]

February 11, 8PM

It’s been awhile since I posted, but I couldn’t let this one go. I spent the afternoon at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. While there in the exhibit on the dinosaurs and the displays on the origins of humanity, I noticed 2 ... [Other Posts]

July 22 2016, 12 PM

“What tho’ the Gates of Hell withstood, yet must this building rise: ‘tis thy own Work, Almighty God, And wondrous in our Eyes”[i] Isaac Watts must have dearly loved the Psalter and the praises he found there.  To spend the time and energy th... [Other Posts]

July 7, 1PM

Many United Methodists have heard the popular hermeneutical (biblical interpretation) teachings coming from one of our most prominent pastors.  In contrast to more holistic and classical methods of Biblical interpretation, this method separates out the w... [scripture]