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December 23, 2015
Remarks made by UM Action Director John Lomperis at the baptism of his newborn son.
July 10, 2015
United Methodist pastor and author Talbot Davis explores if it is intellectually and biblically sustainable to maintain a “high Christology” and progressive sexual ethics.
June 27, 2015
Recently President Obama stated that “The legacy of slavery, Jim Crow, discrimination is in almost every institution of our lives, you know; that casts a long shadow, and that’s still part of Americans’ DNA…
May 5, 2015
In an earlier article I wrote about “moralistic therapeutic deism,” as described by Notre Dame sociologist Christian Smith and Princeton Seminary professor Kenda Dean. The focus was on diagnosing the problem: What is this…
May 4, 2015
There is talk in some church circles about “moralistic therapeutic deism.” We may abbreviate this ungainly phrase as “MTD,” in allusion to the popular cable channel showing music videos. Many teenagers and young adults…