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So how could Jesus be God if he’s just a guy whose family everyone knows? That’s not how God works, is it? asks the Rev. Richard L. Bryant. more

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Angry Man

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Seeing how angry America is right now about a lot of issues, the Rev. Richard L. Bryant counsels doing "the Jesus thing" with people with whom we disagree. more

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Confederate Flag

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Confronted with a display of a Confederate flag on his way to work, the Rev. Richard L. Bryant responds by buying the flag and obtaining its copies to take the symbol out of public view. more

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The Rev. Richard Bryant has 10 timely tips for United Methodists looking to revitalize the denomination. more

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The question of a biblical definition of marriage causes the Rev. Richard Bryant to list marital options found in scripture. more

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Doubting Thomas

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Christian tradition has been too unkind to the Apostle Thomas, and it's past time to get demonizing because he had a hard time believing in Jesus' Resurrection, writes the Rev. Richard Bryant. more

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Germanwings

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The Rev. Richard Bryant tackles the constant question of our faith: Why does God allow bad things to happen to innocent people? more

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So how could Jesus be God if he’s just a guy whose family everyone knows? That’s not how God works, is it? asks the Rev. Richard L. Bryant. more

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Today's church has watered down the Galilean radical who ate with sinners to make him palatable for mainstream America, and a soggy Jesus serves no purpose at all, writes the Rev. Richard L. Bryant. more

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Angry Man

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Seeing how angry America is right now about a lot of issues, the Rev. Richard L. Bryant counsels doing "the Jesus thing" with people with whom we disagree. more

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Confederate Flag

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Confronted with a display of a Confederate flag on his way to work, the Rev. Richard L. Bryant responds by buying the flag and obtaining its copies to take the symbol out of public view. more

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The Rev. Richard Bryant has 10 timely tips for United Methodists looking to revitalize the denomination. more

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The latest slaughter of Christians by ISIS causes the Rev. Richard Bryant to condemn Christian extremism as much as Islamic extremism. more

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The question of a biblical definition of marriage causes the Rev. Richard Bryant to list marital options found in scripture. more

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Doubting Thomas

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Christian tradition has been too unkind to the Apostle Thomas, and it's past time to get demonizing because he had a hard time believing in Jesus' Resurrection, writes the Rev. Richard Bryant. more

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Germanwings

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The Rev. Richard Bryant tackles the constant question of our faith: Why does God allow bad things to happen to innocent people? more

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Cruxifixion

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The Rev. Richard Bryant thinks Lent ends with too much violence, and he seeks a different conclusion. more

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No Hell

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Despite all the violent unrest around the world, the Rev. Richard Bryant has decided that his Lenten spiritual discipline is to give up the idea of Hell, believing that God can redeem anything. more

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Despite Everything

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Despite all its foibles and faults, the United Methodist Church holds many worthy virtues that keep him in its community, writes the Rev. Richard Bryant. more

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Questioning Duo

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The Rev. Richard Bryant outlines a progressive view of faith that some conservative Christians find problemmatic. more

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