Tag: John Wesley

Dec 08

The fear of coming out in The #UMC

The fear of coming out in The #UMC. Powerful witness! I have see friends leave because our UMC, my UMC, is not the UMC that they feel would be John Wesley’s UMC. As a member of RMN and as a member of SPECTRUM at Drew Theo School I feel for my friends and dear loved …

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Aug 01

Dear Bishops: Get Real!

Dear Bishops: Get Real!. Click to read the latest reflection from United Methodist Insight When does the phrase rethink church become as outmoded as Open Hearts Open Doors Open Minds ? When we stop re-thinking, I wonder if that time has come ? by

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Jun 16

How the Holy Spirit Made Me an Accessory to 1000 Hate Crimes ( and How I Hope to Clear Our Names) by Guest Blogger Chris Jorgensen

My thanks go to my classmate Chris Jorgensen for allowing me to share her words and to the Pastors and staff at Church of the Village for being a voice for those who for too long have had none. Thank you so much for allowing me to share this here. Accessory: In Criminal Law, contributing …

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Jun 08

A Letter from Rev. Stephen Heiss to Bishop Mark Webb

UPDATE PLEASE VISIT Rev. Steve Heiss’ Blog Rainbows and Sunspots which is Rev. Steve Heiss’ new Blog for new and very important updated information on this subject.   I want to extend my very sincere thanks to my friend Rev. Stephen Heiss for his permission to re-post this  letter to our Bishop Mark Webb. As a Certified Candidate for ministry …

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Jun 30

Almost A Believer?

 In the Spring of 1963, “Little Peggy March” released her best-known song, “I Will Follow Him”. It became a #1 hit all around the world, but she never achieved that kind of success again. Although she’s still singing today, Peggy March is a proverbial “one-hit wonder.” The song is much better known than she is …

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Jun 28

Where do Women Belong?

I was a part-time tomboy as a kid, the other part was frou-frou girly girl, and one of my favorite songs was “Anything you can do I can do better” from the Irving Berlin musical Annie Get Your Gun. In the song Annie sings with Frank, telling him that she can; shoot straighter, spell better, …

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