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Aldersgate UMC

I was invited by the good folks at Aldersgate United Methodist in Alexandria, VA, to be the Scholar in Residence last weekend — and it was everything we hoped for and more. Though I joked with them about preaching a sermon four times, what really came home to me again was my tribute to the [Read More...]

A Brother’s Wisdom 74

James assaults the hybris of the traveling merchants for their presumption, and his response to them is to consider the brevity of life (James 4:13-17). Now listen, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will go to this or that city, spend a year there, carry on business and make money.” Why, you do not [Read More...]

A Fine Tuned Universe? 2 (RJS)

The first section of Alister McGrath’s new book A Fine-Tuned Universe: The Quest for God in Science and Theology deals with his vision of a Trinitarian natural theology. As is typical in almost anything by McGrath the section rambles and repeats and makes a number of excellent points in the process. As McGrath develops his [Read More...]

A Fine Tuned Universe? 2 (RJS)

The first section of Alister McGrath’s new book A Fine-Tuned Universe: The Quest for God in Science and Theology deals with his vision of a Trinitarian natural theology. As is typical in almost anything by McGrath the section rambles and repeats and makes a number of excellent points in the process. As McGrath develops his [Read More...]

Paying the Parson: by PW

Our weekly contribution from “PW” about life as a minister’s spouse. Historically, protestant ministry families have been paid in various ways for the work the pastor does in the local parish. Two to three centuries ago, some ministry families were paid once a year after the harvest. Some parsons were paid in chickens or produce. [Read More...]


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