“Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God; for many false
Much of 21st century Christianity is adrift. We follow the winds of cultural change, we ceaselessly attempt to be relevant
The Rule of St. Benedict advises its adherents “to become a stranger to the world’s ways.” What a fascinating rule!
Most of what I witness in my denomination gives me grief right now. The United Methodist Church seems to be
“My ground is the Bible. Yea, I am a Bible-bigot. I follow it in all things, both great and small.”
“Indeed literalist-fundamentalism and the critical approaches to the Bible are but two sides of the same coin, insofar as each
In the spirit of this blog, my hope is that we might seek a “middle way” between two ways these
One Sunday morning in my first appointment, I was shaking hands and one of the members (who split his time