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What is a Sacrament

What is a sacrament and what is its purpose? Dr. Michael Pasquarello III shares in this Seven Minute Seminary. View our growing playlist of Seven Minute Seminary.

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Too Big To Fail

Have we fallen prey to the idea that others can’t do without us? After all, the world – not to mention the Kingdom of God – will continue, UMC or no UMC. It would be egocentric in the extreme to suggest otherwise.

From: A Wesleyan Accent

When Children and Jesus Suffer

It’s possible to get all sentimental and misty-eyed about suffering and forget the real pain, tragedy, and injustice involved. Suffering is happening right now, even as we think of it. Right now somewhere babies and small children are being killed or maimed or tortured. Depending on who you are and where you live, that might be right next door, or across the street, or even in the next room.

From: Howard Snyder

Not My Will, But Yours Be Done

In Gethsemane Jesus is confronted with a choice. To either cut bait and run. Avoid the pain. Try to free a leg, an arm, to grasp, to fight against the muck and mire, and the feeling of sinking deep into an unwanted reality. Or, to choose what is humanly counterintuitive: To fall back.

From: Care and Healing

Does God Care About the Friendship of Little Children?

I believe that a childhood moment of self-acceptance, peace and an opening of a door to friendship on the playground was a Divine Moment, designed by a loving Heavenly Father who was watching over me, assisting me through one stage of life, and preparing me for the next.

From: Timothy Tennent

New At Seedbed

The New Room Conference

Get ready for new voices, new conversations, and old and new friends. The first annual New Room Conference is coming to Franklin, TN, September 17-19, 2014. Are you ready?

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