Unity of the church is, and has been for as long as there has been a church, a hot topic. Christ Himself prayed that we all might be one after all. Ephesians speaks about it, the Old Testament prophets speak of it, as do the psalms, and more. Unity began in the manger where Christ […]
The year was 1899. The Pope was Leo XIII. The subject matter was a particular manifestation of the heresy of modernism, which Leo referred to as Americanism. The message may be more valid today than it was then. You can research this particular heresy further and find the letter that was written by the Pope here. […]
I love this tune. It’s another Irish melody — all the best things come from Ireland. This one is a bit fast for me. This one is more my speed as it allows (for me) to get the music down deep (if that makes sense)
A few had expressed some interest in where it was that my family and I would settle into church after leaving the United Methodist Church. After some time of prayer and research, the winner is the Anglican Church in North America. We had looked at Free Methodist, Wesleyan Methodist, Greek Orthodox, Catholic even, the LCMS […]
Tom Oden has passed. His loss will be felt by the grater Wesleyan world as well as those in love with good theology.
Over the past little bit, there have been several things I have been reflecting on, for better or for worse. I figured it was time to share them as I am coming out of a time of self reflection and introspection. So let’s get started… Everything is not racist. In the past year, everything and […]
I posted a quote from Auden on my FB earlier. I wanted to expand upon it and to separate “anxiety” from the clinical sense. from Auden, “The opposite of faith is not doubt, but anxiety.” –W. H. Auden From Moltmann, Of course the person who is forced into a tight corner becomes afraid, while hope […]
The results of this election are actually in, though who is named the president is yet to be revealed. The results are that we, as a nation, lost in so many more ways than we won. Let me talk about just a few of the ways that has happened. First, people, myself included, have simply […]