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Craig L. Adams

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Craig L. Adams looks at theology as an "interim report," something to be approached with a sense that new information will change it, and that humility should be theology's utmost tool. more

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Craig L. Adams looks at theology as an "interim report," something to be approached with a sense that new information will change it, and that humility should be theology's utmost tool. more

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Craig L. Adams finds John Wesley quotes from a fellow blogger underscore his idea that Christians being perfected in love is an ecumenical doctrine. more

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Knowledge of God brings responsibility to fashion a society of love and justice, and a church that fails to do so will rightly fall, says Craig L. Adams in his reflections on the prophetic Book of Amos. more

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Craig L. Adams outlines how conservative Christians view marriage and why they tend to oppose same-sex marriage despite its increasing acceptance across the United States. more

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Far from being a concept unique to Methodism, Craig L. Adams traces the elements of John Wesley's idea of "going on to perfection" in other Christian thought. more

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Craig L. Adams asks: What if authentic Christian faith isn't about the things we believe (and fight about), but the way we live in our relationships with one another and with God? more

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Even before the recent UMC panel discussion on same-gender sexuality, Christians have had a lot of respectful attitudes and behaviors upon which they could agree, even if they disagree on the topic, writes Craig L. Adams. more

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The phrase "taking the Bible literally" rubs Craig L. Adams the wrong way, because he thinks that it's being used inaccurately as a put-down to describe a legitimate way of interpreting scripture. more

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The United Methodist Church may have chewed him up, but the Rev. Craig L. Adams finds that Christ's Resurrection power doesn't need the church to be effective. more

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Craig L. Adams examines his use of social media, which some Christians say they're giving up as part of their Lenten observances. more

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The Rev. Craig L. Adams responds to Claremont professor "Jack" Jackson on why dividing The United Methodist Church is a bad idea. more

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UMC Retains Anti-Gay Stances

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The Rev. Craig L. Adams makes a straightforward case for why he thinks the traditional Christian stance against homosexuality is correct -- if only conservative Christians would stop telling lies and bashing LGBT people and those who support them. more

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Rev. Craig L. Adams refutes the idea that "outside, secular forces" are pressuring The United Methodist Church to change its stances regarding homosexuality. more

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