Category Archives: Living Our United Methodist Beliefs

Carder, Chapter 4 Overview: Made In God's Image

  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 3 Overview: The God Whose Life We Share

  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 2 Overview: God Versus Idols

  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 1 Overview: Why a United Methodist?

  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, Introduction: "right experience" or "right beliefs"?

Bishop Carder, p. 9: As a renewal movement in the 18th Century, the focus was less on defining and defending distinctive doctrines and beliefs, and more on experiences and practices that embodied the doctrines and beliefs.  On the American frontier, with its … Continue reading

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Carder, Introduction: not a doctrinal controversy.

From the Introduction – Pg 9 – Bishop Carder: Methodism began as a renewal movement within the Church of England and did not originate in doctrinal debates and controversies.  The basic faith tenets of the Anglican Church were accepted and often … Continue reading

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Posting for the Lay Servant course, "Living Our United Methodist Beliefs"

Class, you have the opportunity to comment on each post on the blog related to our advanced lay servant course, “Living Our United Methodist Beliefs” which is based on the book by retired Bishop Ken Carder entitled Living Our Beliefs: The … Continue reading

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INTERNET LINKS TO RESOURCES ON UNITED METHODIST HISTORY

INTERNET LINKS TO RESOURCES ON UNITED METHODIST HISTORY  A Brief History of The United Methodist Church (this is one of the textbooks for this course) http://www.gbod.org/live-the-um-way/umc-history The history presented in this area is reprinted from an out-of-print book, A Brief … Continue reading

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RESOURCES FOR LIVING OUR UNITED METHODIST BELIEFS

RESOURCES FOR LIVING OUR UNITED METHODIST BELIEFS You can copy these links into your browser to access these materials. PDF files can be downloaded to your computer for offline viewing, sharing and printing. You can copy and paste segments for … Continue reading

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Carder, Goal #6 – Discussion: How can I share this information in my local church?

As your teacher, this is one of my goals: You will be able to use this material to teach or preach these ideas in your local church. What questions or comments do you have about this goal? Questions related to … Continue reading

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