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Mirror, mirror on the wall…

The problem with Facebook is that it is a big mirror; a mirror with a financial incentive to tell us that we are beautiful. In this mirror we see the …

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Simple advice from Jesus to a divided electorate

After months of negative campaigning, it is easy to understand our growing ability to talk past, around, and at each other. Unintended or not, each negative ad or talking point belittling Hillary …

The reasons matter…

When your new focus on discipleship is really just another strategy to grow your church, well, as Scripture says, “Jesus wept.” It isn’t that churches shouldn’t care about discipleship. They …

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Real Christians should be thanking Donald Trump

When Khizr Khan spoke last week at the Democratic National Convention it was powerful. In a short and pointed speech, Khan poked a large hole in all the vitriol and bluster …

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Lancing the boil of #UMC bigotry

big·ot·ry – noun – intolerance toward those who hold different opinions from oneself. I must confess that I use the word bigotry with some reluctance. Too often people employ the …

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Our Connectional Game of Thrones

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A couple of weeks before United Methodists gather in Portland, Oregon for their General Conference, the highly anticipated sixth season of Game of Thrones will debut on HBO. This will be …