David Smith on Teaching Christianly

Category: ALL, Interviews, Outreach
David SmithOn Christian Teaching: practicing faith in the classroom Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2018.Available at Amazon.com What does it mean to teach ‘Christianly’ (other than perhaps avoiding the use of words like ‘Christianly’)? In On Christian Teaching David Smith answers this question. His

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Resurrecting the UMC: The Simple Plan

Category: Schism, Technology
In 2018’s Marvel movie Black Panther, the staunchest supporters of Wakanda are the Dora Milaje, the bald female warriors. They are loyal servants of the throne, even when the antagonist Killmonger has usurped it. When Killmonger calls for them to live as killers—far beyond their calling as

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Rage Against the UMC: The Traditionalist Plan

Category: Schism, Technology
In 2018’s Marvel movie Black Panther, the antagonist Killmonger seized the throne of Wakanda and received the superhuman abilities of Black Panther. He then burns the grove of plants that for centuries have given Black Panther kings their strength. Killmonger believes this burning away of an

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Realigning the UMC: The OneChurch Plan

Category: Schism, Technology
In 2018’s Marvel movie Black Panther, the hyper-advanced but secretive kingdom of Wakanda has two groups vying for power as a new King wants the kingdom to change. One faction wants to turn Wakanda into a war machine, sending its weapons to promote mass uprisings supporting their tribe around

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Phillips Theological Seminary Seeks Next President

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The Trustees of Phillips Theological Seminary, a graduate school of theology affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and located in Tulsa, Oklahoma, seek a visionary leader to serve as the school’s president. As the seminary’s chief executive officer, the president is

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Jeff Sessions’ Outrageous Bible Interpretation

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Dear Readers: The recent statement by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, defending the horrific separation of children from refugee parents on the basis of his tortured reading of Romans chapter 13, as well as Donald Trump’s recent statement that he wants Americans to treat him the way North

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Lambda Legal Blasts Trump and the DOJ Over Plans to Undermine and Sabotage Affirmative Action Policies, Dismantling Civil Rights Progress and Targeting of People of Color

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 DOJ’s Plans to Continue Unraveling Civil Rights Progress Comes Just A Week After Trump Levies Series of Attacks on LGBT People Washington, DC – Today, Lambda Legal CEO Rachel B. Tiven blasted the Trump administration and Attorney General Jeff Sessions over new reports revealing plans to

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