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Laura Felleman

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The Rev. Laura Felleman doesn't fit in any of the classical "theological worlds," and yet she has found both her spiritual "obsession" and the "epiphany" that addresses it. Read more

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With a quote from legendary Methodist evangelist E. Stanley Jones, the Rev. Laura Felleman offers a Christian perspective on the inequalities of America's current economic transition. Read more

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John Wesley's concept of "going on to perfection" – maturing in Christian faith – deserves a contemporary update so that more people can reap its spiritual benefits, writes the Rev. Laura Felleman. Read more

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The popular Bible paraphrase, "The Message," gives a translation of Psalm 7:9-10 that sets the Rev. Laura Felleman to pondering the original meaning, in Greek, of the text. Read more

Practicing Faith

Questioning Duo

Phillip Martin Art

The Rev. Laura Felleman doesn't fit in any of the classical "theological worlds," and yet she has found both her spiritual "obsession" and the "epiphany" that addresses it. Read more

Practicing Faith

In her moral outrage over the way liquor stores exploit their proximity to Native American reservations, the Rev. Laura Felleman is struck by a revelation: how can we love our enemies into transformation? Read more

Advocating Justice

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With a quote from legendary Methodist evangelist E. Stanley Jones, the Rev. Laura Felleman offers a Christian perspective on the inequalities of America's current economic transition. Read more

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John Wesley's concept of "going on to perfection" – maturing in Christian faith – deserves a contemporary update so that more people can reap its spiritual benefits, writes the Rev. Laura Felleman. Read more

Practicing Faith

The popular Bible paraphrase, "The Message," gives a translation of Psalm 7:9-10 that sets the Rev. Laura Felleman to pondering the original meaning, in Greek, of the text. Read more

Practicing Faith

Municipal Violations

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The Rev. Laura Felleman calls the church's attention to comedian John Oliver's commentary on the new form of debtors' prison: excessive fines for municipal violations. Read more

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Praying

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In the midst of Lent, the Rev. Laura Felleman explores the nature of prayer and its effect on our relationship with God. Read more

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Poor People's March 2008

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Resentment of the poor shows an unchristian attitude that has no biblical support, writes the Rev. Laura Felleman. Read more

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Calvin vs. Wesley

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John Wesley had a method for defending against heretical teachings, writes the Rev. Laura Felleman, and it's still good to use today. Read more

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Why is that our collective experience of poverty doesn't make us as more empathetic? asks the Rev. Laura Felleman. Read more

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Pope Francis

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The Roman Catholic pontiff's controversial views on wealth surprisingly resonate with those of a revered Methodist evangelist, writes the Rev. Laura Felleman. Read more

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Sinking ship

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A vision of a sinking ship brings the Rev. Laura Felleman to ponder what's the most appropriate move for clergy and laity of The United Methodist Church. Read more

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Christmas Nails

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Small moments of grace between two people may be all that we can expect, but they are more important than we might first recognize, writes the Rev. Laura Felleman. Read more

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The Rev. Laura Felleman finds a call to prophetic ministry in a religion lecture that proved to be anything but prophetic. Read more

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