Category Archives: Methodist

Oh no! Not The Crystal Methodist Again!

I decided not to post this yesterday because I was afraid that a post about something that made me angry might not be in the best interests of the subject of the post nor in the best interests of this … Continue reading

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The Methodist Church and Rev Paul Flowers

I must start with a declaration of interest. I worship in a Methodist church in Britain. This is why I have been so interested in the Rev Flowers since he hit the headlines last weekend. There is an interesting interview … Continue reading

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Church Leadership – Do I Measure Up?

There are five biblical texts which look at the qualifications for a position of leadership in the church. They are Exodus 18:21-22, Acts 6:1-6, 1 Timothy 3:1-13, 2 Timothy 2:1-13, and Titus 1:5-9. Let us look at each of these … Continue reading

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How does Christianity translate into Politics?

According to the Bible, the word “Christian” was first used in Antioch to describe the followers of Jesus. The word means “Little Christ” or “Imitator of Christ” and that is what we should be. In Britain, much of our legal … Continue reading

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Preaching the Word

I have just returned home from our morning service at church, and I really do not know whether to laugh or cry. I have no problem that the text for the sermon was Acts 11 vv 19 – 26, the … Continue reading

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What is the mission of the Local Church?

Next Monday evening, the local church of which I am a member will be having an open meeting of members and adherents to discuss “The Mission of the Church” As part of a larger denomination, ie not an independent church, … Continue reading

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Listening to the Word of God II

As anyone who has read my posts on the Methodist Church in Britain will know, I at times despair about the unwillingness of its Conference to take seriously what is written in Scripture. This week I have been to a … Continue reading

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