The Host and the Servant of the New Creation: A Homily

This is a sermon I preached on Maundy Thursday 2016, which Joel graciously let me share with you via his

John Wesley

Dear UMC: Please No New Denominations

Personal Note This is the first time I’m writing a blog post for Unsettled Christianity—or any blog post, for that


How I’m Almost Persuaded by Michael Bird on Progressive Reformed Justification

I had meant to include this in my reflection yesterday, but I forgot it. Anyway, this past semester, for a

Church History

The Urantia Book and the Nature of Jesus

According to the Urantia Book, Jesus and the Spirit are one and the same. In a recent discussion with some,

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Catholic Charismatics – Healing by the Holy Spirit

For many years Sr Margaret Scully, my 2nd Class teacher, had severe breathing difficulties. In 1986 she says she was

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Statement of Faith

I’m in the process of applying for a new job (long story, maybe I’ll explain later.)  Anyways, one job I’m

John Chrysostom

The Charisma of John Chrysostom’s Priesthood

There stands the priest, not bringing down fire from Heaven, but the Holy Spirit: and he makes prolonged supplication, not


Review: Holy Smoke! Unholy Fire!

I want to thank Energion Publications for this review copy. From the outset, several things are apparent. First, Dr. Robert