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“As Much Unity as Possible”: Reflections on 1 Corinthians 12

1/19/2018 — Bishop Ken Carter The Commission on a Way Forward The apostle Paul is writing to a divided church. There were divisions in the church, even in the first century. In this instance, the divisions were about the gifts of speaking in tongues (glossalia) and prophecy (prophetea). Some saw themselves as being more spiritual than others. Paul speaks into the context of the church in Corinth by using the framework of God’s gifts ...

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Commentaries

The Disintegration of the Church, A Meditation on Ash Wednesday, 2014

"God Hath Bid All Humankind":  Generous Orthodoxy and our Mission with Gays and Lesbians
in the  United Methodist Church  July 26, 2013

Sanford, the peace of Christ and our birthright gift  July 15, 2013

Newtown, the shadow of death and the path of peace  Dec. 18, 2012


Statements

Bishop/Cabinet Statement on Orlando Shooting

Bishop's Letter on Hospitality and the Refugee Crisis

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