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August 1, 2014
What evacuees fail to realize is that religion is inescapable if faith is to be in the plural. Religio (“to bind [together]”) is what happens when a faith is shared in common, across space and time.
June 21, 2014
A family is how the Epistles describe the Early Church: they spent time together, ate together, got to know one another, learned from each other, were vulnerable and open to each other…
April 8, 2014
The Church’s teaching on sexuality and marriage is an assent to the world.
April 5, 2014
Research has shown that while the rest of the U.S. has become more accepting of same-sex marriage, Evangelicals have stood firm in their convictions and this is true for older as well as for younger Evangelicals.
March 26, 2014
Man must be taught how to pray. While he always worships, he does not naturally know how to pray.
December 12, 2013
How and why our churches must be strategically structured to promote personal conversion. Part 3 of 9 from UM Action Director John Lomperis’s recent “Rebuilding and Defending United Methodism Today” speech.
December 11, 2013
Practical, systematic strategies for how United Methodist congregations can combat the famine of biblical illiteracy plaguing the United Methodist Church. Part 2 of 9 from UM Action Director John Lomperis’s recent “Rebuilding and Defending United Methodism Today” speech.
December 10, 2013
Excerpt from the text of UM Action Director John Lomperis’s recent “Rebuilding and Defending United Methodism Today” speech. In this section, part 1 of 9, John talks about the need to rebuild our church cultures.
December 6, 2013
Today we commemorate St. Nicholas of Myra, whose resume boasts enough miracles for him to be called the “Wonderworker” in some parts of Christendom. Even before he became the Coca-Cola chugging world-traveler and reindeer…