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Holiness (All Saints Day, 2018)

11/1/2018 — True religion according to John Wesley is happiness, and happiness is true religion. It is the necessary integration of the love of God and neighbor, or what he described as gratitude and benevolence. There is no separation of these two. And as we come to love God and our neighbor more fully, the image of God, which is love, is restored in us. This image is deeply Trinitarian: The Father who sends the Son, the Incarnate ...

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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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