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A Practical Look – Sanctification and Perfection

Sanctification and Perfection

Greetings to you this morning from Cleburne, TX! I am so glad to be writing you all today about the continuing blog series on “Wesleyan Distinctive’s: A Practical Look,” by looking at at Sanctification and Perfection today. As per usual let us start by first looking at what the Book of Discipline of the United Methodist Church has to stay about ...

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A Practical Look – Justification and Assurance

Sanctification and Perfection

  Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ! I am so excited to be writing again to you about our Wesleyan Distinctives. Last week was about Prevenient Grace and how its kinda like chips and salsa. If you missed that post click here to catch up. This week we will continue on to ...

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teaching a mystery

I’m obsessed at the moment with how we’re passing down our faith. And dissatisfied. I’m not of the opinion that we should kick all of our traditions and beliefs and means of confirmation and discipleship to the curb. But I think we need to be willing to admit to ourselves and even the kids that for all of our definition ...

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How “Christian” ruins everything and Methodists sell it.

Christian Consumerism

You may very well be a dyed-in-the-wool Wesleyan. But it doesn’t matter. It’s possible that you’re well read on Buechner and Bonhoeffer and Barth and Brueggemann. Nobody cares. We have new theologians now; they’re marketed as “Christian,” and they’re teaching your kids their theology. Their credentials are guitars and microphones; all you need, really. Oh, and YouTube hits. And tribute ...

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