Methodists and Mission

I spent Saturday with a group of United Methodists from across my jurisdiction. The event brought together a diverse group

Melito of Sardis

Melito of Sardis – Deliverance of Mankind through Christ

In studying Melito of Sardis, I happened upon his preaching on the Passover (which I am reposting for this Easter).


The Unimportance of the Virgin Birth (Repost – 2014)

Image via Wikipedia We have four gospels in the New Testament, but half of them mention the Virgin Birth (Matthew


Books to Read NOW – Libya, Responses, Terror

This post was originally one of the spate coming out when Osama was killed. Now, in the midst of more


The Mission of the Church

The question this week deals with the mission of the church – _____________________ My first thought is to merely answer


The Gospel is Deeply Personal

Have you ever thought about  what are the repercussions if the “Reformed”  understanding of “world” is correct; in regards to the offer of


Revelation as Gospel (Again)

This has been a recurring them in my way of interpreting Revelation since I was introduced to it last year.


Sirach 3.24-29 – The Heart

Continuing our commentary on Sirach, (24)  A hard heart will be afflicted at the end, and whoever loves danger will