Missional United Methodism for the 21st Century – Part 5 of 6: Active Faith

by (@JohnLomperis) June 28, 2013

The following remarks were delivered by UMAction Director John Lomperis on June 15 at the annual lunch of Cal-Pac Renewal, the evangelical renewal caucus within the California-Pacific Conference of the United Methodist Church. Activism: energetic commitment to doing the kingdom work of evangelism and combatting social ills in the name of Jesus Methodist Article of […]

Missional United Methodism for the 21st Century – Part 3 of 6: The Cross of Christ

by (@JohnLomperis) June 26, 2013

The following remarks were delivered by UMAction Director John Lomperis on June 15 at the annual lunch of Cal-Pac Renewal, the evangelical renewal caucus within the California-Pacific Conference of the United Methodist Church. Centrality in preaching and teaching of the cross on which Jesus Christ died for our sins.  In the words of Methodist Article […]

What Do We Do When Jesus Is Mocked?

by (@lukemoon1) February 20, 2013

By Luke Moon (@lukemoon1) Once again we have an opportunity to respond to an irreverent portrayal of our Lord, Jesus Christ. Over the weekend, NBC’s Saturday Night Live had a skit featuring Jesus as an angry killer dutifully exacting revenge on Romans who crucified him. This revenge fantasy supposedly flows from the violent mind of […]

Marco Rubio Talks Jesus at National Prayer Breakfast

by (@markdtooley) February 7, 2013

By Mark Tooley Justifiably the President always gets the most media attention at the annual National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C.   But this year a follow-up lunch featuring Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio may have been more surprising and interesting. The National Prayer Breakfast is actually a 24 hour event including several meals involving several […]

So Jesus Had a Wife…

by (@lukemoon1) September 20, 2012

If the secular media had their way the recent discover of a business card sized fragment of papyrus that supposedly has Jesus saying, “My Wife,” would finally be the end of all things Evangelical.  You see, Evangelicals have this belief that the Bible is the inerrant Word of God and is thus an authoritative revelation […]

Ashes of Affirmation: Lent and Worldview

by (@TheIRD) March 25, 2010

James Tonkowich March 25, 2010   Copyright 2010 James Tonkowich. This article was published on BreakPoint.org on March 19, 2009.   Every year Washington, DC, along with every other city and town in America, is filled with a vast and silent witness to Christian faith in the face of inevitable death. On Ash Wednesday, forehead after forehead displays […]