Category Archives: Living Our United Methodist Beliefs

THE MISSIONAL SPLIT OF 1844 – by Christopher Ritter

THE MISSIONAL SPLIT OF 1844  (I appreciate the permission of Dr. Ritter to reproduce his article on the historic division of the Methodist Episcopal church in 1844. The north retained the name of the Methodist Episcopal Church, while the south named … Continue reading

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The Moravian Slaves, a popular story about Christian Missions…

THE LAMB WHO WAS SLAIN    … Two young Moravians heard of an island in the West Indies where an atheist British owner had 2000 to 3000 slaves. The owner had said, “No preacher, no clergyman, will ever stay on … Continue reading

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Methodist Denominations – Links to Articles

Many denominations have at one time been related to the United Methodist Church. The following paragraph from Wikipedia will provide links to different ones for further reading. Source: Methodist Episcopal Church    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Methodist_Episcopal_Church   Divisions and mergers The following list represents some … Continue reading

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Carder, Chapter 11 Overview: A New Heaven and a New Earth

  DISCUSSION QUESTIONS How would you summarize the information in this chapter in one or more sentences? What statement by Bishop Carder really spoke to your mind or heart as very important for us to understand and remember? RESOURCES This … Continue reading

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Carder, Chapter 10 Overview: Doctrinal Faithfulness and Continuing Exploration

  DISCUSSION QUESTIONS How would you summarize the information in this chapter in one or more sentences? What statement by Bishop Carder really spoke to your mind or heart as very important for us to understand and remember? RESOURCES This … Continue reading

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Carder, Chapter 9 Overview: Church: A Called and Committed People

  DISCUSSION QUESTIONS How would you summarize the information in this chapter in one or more sentences? What statement by Bishop Carder really spoke to your mind or heart as very important for us to understand and remember? RESOURCES This … Continue reading

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Carder, Chapter 8 Overview: Means of Grace – Nurturing Relationship with God

  DISCUSSION QUESTIONS How would you summarize the information in this chapter in one or more sentences? What statement by Bishop Carder really spoke to your mind or heart as very important for us to understand and remember? RESOURCES This … Continue reading

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Carder, Chapter 7 Overview: Living and Growing in Grace

  DISCUSSION QUESTIONS How would you summarize the information in this chapter in one or more sentences? What statement by Bishop Carder really spoke to your mind or heart as very important for us to understand and remember? RESOURCES This … Continue reading

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Carder, Chapter 6 Overview: Reconciled and Transformed by Grace

  DISCUSSION QUESTIONS How would you summarize the information in this chapter in one or more sentences? What statement by Bishop Carder really spoke to your mind or heart as very important for us to understand and remember? RESOURCES This … Continue reading

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Carder, Chapter 5 Overview: The Divine Image Distorted

  DISCUSSION QUESTIONS How would you summarize the information in this chapter in one or more sentences? What statement by Bishop Carder really spoke to your mind or heart as very important for us to understand and remember? RESOURCES This … Continue reading

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