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A Report from St. Louis: Friday

The Bishop's Blog February 22, 2019

Today I gave a reflection to the Council of Bishops on regulating our anxiety and understanding the stress across the church. Years ago I had the blessing of studying for a year with Ed Friedman, the ...

Holiness (All Saints Day, 2018)

The Bishop's Blog November 01, 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....

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

The Bishop's Blog January 19, 2018

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 and grace.

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