The Methodists did what?

 

In light of the recent UMC general conference decision, here is a breakdown of how the decision came about, how both sides make their biblical case, and what this means for the churches, particularly accepting open-hearted churches like ours. (Hint – we are going to stay open-hearted.)

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Joy, when you’re not feeling it.

This is the third week in our month of Advent. It is the week we celebrate joy. But what if our Christmas season is, shall we say, less than perfect? A few of the characters in the bible can show us the way to joy, even when the world around us is pretty rough.

This past week’s sermon, adapted for YouTube.

No More Knock-Offs

I missed the last couple of weeks with a cough and a cold, but I am back to sharing sermons. This is from last week at Rupert United Methodist. What happens when we choose to reject God’s spirit for something else? How do you think it makes God feel? And why?

The letter of James tells us.