Unite the Two So Long Disjoined: Doctrine and #UMC Vitality



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It is not your doctrine that decides who is righteous and who is not righteous. God ultimately decides. He made the rules. You cannot change them to fit the heathen society just so you can have more members. It turns your church into a church of the serpent like the synagogue of the Jews became the synagogue of satan. Follow satan and God will let you go.

All are called (good and evil people) but FEW are chosen. There will weeping and gnashing of teeth. (Mark 22:10-14) I see UMC are not the chosen people because you embrace homosexual ministers and allowed homosexuals to continue to sin rather than to teach them not to sin any more. It is hard to do, but it is doable.

sjbouchard53@gmail.com more than 2 years ago

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Brian McLaren"All of us, especially people of faith, need to proclaim that white supremacy and white privilege and all other forms of racism and injustice must indeed be replaced with something better – the beloved community where all are welcome, all are safe, and all are free. White supremacist and Nazi dreams of apartheid must be replaced with a better dream – people of all tribes, races, creeds, and nations learning to live in peace, mutual respect, and neighborliness. Such a better world is possible, but only if we set our hearts on realizing the possibility."

– Brian McLaren, writing in "What I Saw in Charlottesville" on the Auburn Seminary website.

"The idea of racial (or most any other) supremacy is antithetical to that Gospel. We should remember that Jesus himself grasped for no superiority, no rank, but instead made himself a servant, giving himself in love. What we saw in Charlottesville was therefore a kind of anti-gospel, something that must be resisted, yes–but more, something that must be overcome."

– Dr. Craig Hill, dean of United Methodist-related Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University, on Facebook.

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