1498268947 <![CDATA[Blogs culture Feed]]> http://www.umc.org/news-and-media/blogs-commentaries/rss/culture en The United Methodist Church Copyright 2016 2016-07-19T18:43:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Around the UMC]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/around-the-umc http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/around-the-umc#When:18:14:00Z 2017-06-21T18:14:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Jedi Jesus: Revealing Christian themes in Star Wars]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/jedi-jesus-revealing-christian-themes-in-star-wars http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/jedi-jesus-revealing-christian-themes-in-star-wars#When:15:26:00Z 2017-06-20T15:26:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Rainbow Weather]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/rainbow-weather http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/rainbow-weather#When:19:14:00Z 2017-06-14T19:14:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Commentary: Christian ethics in volatile times]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/commentary-christian-ethics-in-volatile-times http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/commentary-christian-ethics-in-volatile-times#When:14:47:00Z 2017-06-13T14:47:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Commentary: What’s next for Standing Rock?]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/commentary-whats-next-for-standing-rock http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/commentary-whats-next-for-standing-rock#When:16:16:00Z 2017-05-22T16:16:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Commentary: Lawyer on meaning of bishop ruling]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/commentary-lawyer-on-meaning-of-bishop-ruling http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/commentary-lawyer-on-meaning-of-bishop-ruling#When:16:01:00Z 2017-05-09T16:01:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Listen to God (and Mom) as you navigate through life]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/listen-to-god-and-mom-as-you-navigate-through-life-2017 http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/listen-to-god-and-mom-as-you-navigate-through-life-2017#When:20:59:00Z 2017-05-04T20:59:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Commentary: Attorney on confusion over Oliveto’s status]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/commentary-attorney-on-confusion-over-olivetos-status http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/commentary-attorney-on-confusion-over-olivetos-status#When:18:29:00Z 2017-05-03T18:29:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Seeking Proof: This Doubter’s Guide to Understanding Easter]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/seeking-proof-this-doubters-guide-to-understanding-easter http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/seeking-proof-this-doubters-guide-to-understanding-easter#When:14:46:00Z 2017-04-10T14:46:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Carrying others’ burdens]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/carrying-others-burdens http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/carrying-others-burdens#When:20:03:00Z 2017-03-31T20:03:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Commentary: Who ‘counts’ in ministry any more?]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/commentary-who-counts-in-ministry-any-more http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/commentary-who-counts-in-ministry-any-more#When:14:41:00Z 2017-03-31T14:41:00+00:00 <![CDATA[God surprises us]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/god-surprises-us http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/god-surprises-us#When:13:31:00Z 2017-03-30T13:31:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Commentary: Can our ‘way forward’ be reconciliation?]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/can-our-way-forward-be-reconciliation http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/can-our-way-forward-be-reconciliation#When:14:41:00Z 2017-03-17T14:41:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Commentary: Understanding renewal, reform group positions]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/commentary-understanding-renewal-reform-group-positions http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/commentary-understanding-renewal-reform-group-positions#When:14:26:00Z 2017-03-17T14:26:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Delve deeper into Holy Week with Jesus films]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/delve-deeper-into-holy-week-with-a-jesus-film http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/delve-deeper-into-holy-week-with-a-jesus-film#When:20:06:00Z 2017-03-16T20:06:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Commentary: Legal challenges to ‘unlawful’ marriages in Methodism]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/commentary-legal-challenges-to-unlawful-marriages-in-methodism http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/commentary-legal-challenges-to-unlawful-marriages-in-methodism#When:15:37:00Z 2017-03-09T15:37:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Commentary: An executive order with memory]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/commentary-an-executive-order-with-memory http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/commentary-an-executive-order-with-memory#When:21:44:00Z 2017-02-16T21:44:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Commentary: Conferences need final say on gay issues]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/commentary-conferences-need-final-say-on-gay-issues http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/commentary-conferences-need-final-say-on-gay-issues#When:15:58:00Z 2017-01-25T15:58:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Commentary: A student’s viewpoint of the inauguration]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/commentary-two-views-of-the-inauguration http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/commentary-two-views-of-the-inauguration#When:17:15:00Z 2017-01-23T17:15:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Commentary: Sexuality debate overshadows real issues in Africa]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/commentary-sexuality-debate-overshadows-real-issues-in-africa http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/commentary-sexuality-debate-overshadows-real-issues-in-africa#When:18:30:00Z 2017-01-04T18:30:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Commentary: The rise of Standing Rock through social media]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/commentary-the-rise-of-standing-rock-through-social-media http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/commentary-the-rise-of-standing-rock-through-social-media#When:19:45:00Z 2016-12-15T19:45:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Commentary: What’s Essential to Living?]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/commentary-whats-essential-to-living http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/commentary-whats-essential-to-living#When:16:29:00Z 2016-12-07T16:29:00+00:00 <![CDATA[A Yuletide Chat with Bishop Ken Carter]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/a-yuletide-chat-with-bishop-ken-carter http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/a-yuletide-chat-with-bishop-ken-carter#When:22:41:00Z 2016-12-06T22:41:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Commentary: Wesleyan Covenant meeting overlooked important issues]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/commentary-wesleyan-covenant-meeting-overlooked-important-issues http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/commentary-wesleyan-covenant-meeting-overlooked-important-issues#When:15:12:00Z 2016-11-30T15:12:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Commentary: Wesley’s views on holding right opinions]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/commentary-wesleys-views-on-holding-right-opinions http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/commentary-wesleys-views-on-holding-right-opinions#When:16:01:00Z 2016-11-29T16:01:00+00:00 <![CDATA[An inconvenient Christmas]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/an-inconvenient-christmas http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/an-inconvenient-christmas#When:21:22:00Z 2016-11-23T21:22:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Commentary: Taking our theology seriously]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/taking-our-theology-seriously http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/taking-our-theology-seriously#When:16:42:00Z 2016-11-16T16:42:00+00:00 <![CDATA[After divisive election, pastors can help heal]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/after-divisive-election-pastors-can-help-heal http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/after-divisive-election-pastors-can-help-heal#When:19:46:00Z 2016-11-11T19:46:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Movie affirms United Methodist teachings on human trafficking]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/priceless-affirms-United-Methodist-teachings-on-human-trafficking http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/priceless-affirms-United-Methodist-teachings-on-human-trafficking#When:15:01:00Z 2016-10-14T15:01:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Lectio Divina informed by Star Wars]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/lectio-divina-informed-by-star-wars http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/lectio-divina-informed-by-star-wars#When:22:00:00Z 2016-10-04T22:00:00+00:00 <![CDATA[She spent vacation in Wesleyan archives]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/she-spent-summer-vacation-in-methodist-archives http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/she-spent-summer-vacation-in-methodist-archives#When:14:35:00Z 2016-09-30T14:35:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Ripples of Mercy]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/ripples-of-mercy http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/ripples-of-mercy#When:15:51:00Z 2016-09-29T15:51:00+00:00 <![CDATA[What dogs can teach us about God’s love]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/what-dogs-can-teach-us-about-gods-love http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/what-dogs-can-teach-us-about-gods-love#When:15:04:00Z 2016-09-27T15:04:00+00:00 <![CDATA[The Gospel According to The Emmys: A Good Apology]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/the-gospel-according-to-the-emmys-a-good-apology http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/the-gospel-according-to-the-emmys-a-good-apology#When:21:15:00Z 2016-09-22T21:15:00+00:00 <![CDATA[North Carolina bishop calls for “partners and peacemakers”]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/north-carolina-bishop-calls-for-partners-and-peacemakers http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/north-carolina-bishop-calls-for-partners-and-peacemakers#When:16:14:00Z 2016-09-22T16:14:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Some of life’s best lessons are learned outside the classroom]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/some-of-lifes-best-lessons-are-learned-outside-the-classroom http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/some-of-lifes-best-lessons-are-learned-outside-the-classroom#When:02:53:00Z 2016-09-16T02:53:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Why I celebrate Labor Day]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/why-i-celebrate-labor-day http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/why-i-celebrate-labor-day#When:16:21:00Z 2016-09-02T16:21:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Three family Bibles bring a flood of emotion]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/three-family-bibles-bring-a-flood-of-emotion http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/three-family-bibles-bring-a-flood-of-emotion#When:16:02:00Z 2016-08-30T16:02:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Peace of Mind: Mental Health in the Movies]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/peace-of-mind-mental-health-in-the-movies http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/peace-of-mind-mental-health-in-the-movies#When:15:49:00Z 2016-08-29T15:49:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Overboard]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/overboard http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/overboard#When:21:20:00Z 2016-08-25T21:20:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Saved by Story]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/saved-by-story http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/saved-by-story#When:18:40:00Z 2016-08-25T18:40:00+00:00 <![CDATA[There’s always something ‘Greater,’ even if we can’t see it]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/theres-always-something-greater-even-if-we-cant-see-it http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/theres-always-something-greater-even-if-we-cant-see-it#When:15:14:00Z 2016-08-25T15:14:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Methodism ‘a big tent’ from its beginnings]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/methodism-a-big-tent-from-its-beginnings http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/methodism-a-big-tent-from-its-beginnings#When:19:40:00Z 2016-08-18T19:40:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Maintaining the church in a chaotic time]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/maintaining-the-church-in-a-chaotic-time http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/maintaining-the-church-in-a-chaotic-time#When:16:54:00Z 2016-08-16T16:54:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Why We Need Evangelicals: A United Methodist Perspective]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/why-we-need-evangelicals-a-united-methodist-perspective http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/why-we-need-evangelicals-a-united-methodist-perspective#When:17:32:00Z 2016-08-04T17:32:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Why the best days are ordinary days]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/why-the-best-days-are-ordinary-days http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/why-the-best-days-are-ordinary-days#When:17:46:00Z 2016-08-03T17:46:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Susanna Wesley: How one woman shaped the Methodist church]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/susanna-wesley-how-one-woman-shaped-the-methodist-church http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/susanna-wesley-how-one-woman-shaped-the-methodist-church#When:18:43:00Z 2016-07-19T18:43:00+00:00 <![CDATA[When it feels things are shifting, stand firm with Scripture]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/when-it-feels-things-are-shifting-stand-firm-with-scripture http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/when-it-feels-things-are-shifting-stand-firm-with-scripture#When:19:57:00Z 2016-07-18T19:57:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Wesley Pilgrimage: Bishop Asbury’s difficult departure from home and family]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/wesley-pilgrimage-bishop-asburys-difficult-departure-from-home-and-family http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/wesley-pilgrimage-bishop-asburys-difficult-departure-from-home-and-family#When:17:23:00Z 2016-07-18T17:23:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Wesley Pilgrimage: The New Room - Loving God and people yesterday and today]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/wesley-pilgrimage-the-new-room-loving-god-and-people-yesterday-and-today http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/wesley-pilgrimage-the-new-room-loving-god-and-people-yesterday-and-today#When:23:31:00Z 2016-07-17T23:31:00+00:00 <![CDATA[A time to save lives and do justice]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/a-time-to-save-lives-and-do-justice http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/a-time-to-save-lives-and-do-justice#When:15:04:00Z 2016-07-15T15:04:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Wesley Pilgrimage: Oxford history inspires today]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/wesley-pilgrimage-oxford-history-inspires-today http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/wesley-pilgrimage-oxford-history-inspires-today#When:21:03:00Z 2016-07-13T21:03:00+00:00 <![CDATA[How to respond to a crisis: Do something!]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/how-to-respond-to-a-crisis-do-something http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/how-to-respond-to-a-crisis-do-something#When:17:32:00Z 2016-07-13T17:32:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Commentary: Conferences progress toward LGBTQ equality]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/commentary-conferences-progress-toward-lgbtq-equality http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/commentary-conferences-progress-toward-lgbtq-equality#When:16:12:00Z 2016-07-08T16:12:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Commentary: Widening the church’s sexuality divide]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/commentary-widening-the-churchs-sexuality-divide http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/commentary-widening-the-churchs-sexuality-divide#When:15:53:00Z 2016-07-08T15:53:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Another Day, Another Shooting]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/another-day-another-shooting http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/another-day-another-shooting#When:15:37:00Z 2016-07-07T15:37:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Becoming the Person God Created You to Be]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/becoming-the-person-god-created-you-to-be http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/becoming-the-person-god-created-you-to-be#When:22:25:00Z 2016-05-25T22:25:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Americans are more polarized than ever. We United Methodists don’t want to be.]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/americans-are-more-polarized-than-ever.-we-united-methodists-dont-want-to-b http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/americans-are-more-polarized-than-ever.-we-united-methodists-dont-want-to-b#When:21:26:00Z 2016-05-20T21:26:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Commentary: Overcoming the brink of schism]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/commentary-overcoming-the-brink-of-schism http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/commentary-overcoming-the-brink-of-schism#When:18:16:00Z 2016-05-20T18:16:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Pilgrimage of Healing: Sand Creek Massacre-Personal Reflection]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/pilgrimage-of-healing-sand-creek-massacre-personal-reflection http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/pilgrimage-of-healing-sand-creek-massacre-personal-reflection#When:01:06:00Z 2016-05-20T01:06:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Staying in touch at General Conference: UM pastor uses nightly conference calls to keep connected]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/staying-in-touch-at-general-conference http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/staying-in-touch-at-general-conference#When:18:54:00Z 2016-05-19T18:54:00+00:00 <![CDATA[God-led hospitality gesture at GC2016 underscores United Methodist connection]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/god-led-hospitality-gesture-at-gc2016-underscores-um-connection http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/god-led-hospitality-gesture-at-gc2016-underscores-um-connection#When:02:31:00Z 2016-05-19T02:31:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Ecumenical Day: Advancing toward unity]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/ecumenical-day-advancing-toward-unity http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/ecumenical-day-advancing-toward-unity#When:01:33:00Z 2016-05-18T01:33:00+00:00 <![CDATA[#Pagelife: Perspective on what it’s like to serve as a GC2016 page]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/what-its-like-to-serve-as-a-gc2016-page http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/what-its-like-to-serve-as-a-gc2016-page#When:00:08:00Z 2016-05-18T00:08:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Relationship Matters:  Methodist churches around the world in search for unity]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/relationship-matters-methodist-churches-around-the-world http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/relationship-matters-methodist-churches-around-the-world#When:22:11:00Z 2016-05-16T22:11:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Christians and Virtual Reality]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/christians-and-virtual-reality http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/christians-and-virtual-reality#When:20:36:00Z 2016-05-16T20:36:00+00:00 <![CDATA[We don’t have to be, but are]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/we-dont-have-to-be-but-are http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/we-dont-have-to-be-but-are#When:20:12:00Z 2016-05-16T20:12:00+00:00 <![CDATA[The main thing]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/the-main-thing http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/the-main-thing#When:19:04:00Z 2016-05-16T19:04:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Laity called to live ever-blessing, ever-blessed]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/laity-called-to-live-ever-blessing-ever-blessed http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/laity-called-to-live-ever-blessing-ever-blessed#When:17:10:00Z 2016-05-16T17:10:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Pentecost, General Conference, and the Spirit of God]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/pentecost-general-conference-and-the-spirit-of-god http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/pentecost-general-conference-and-the-spirit-of-god#When:20:59:00Z 2016-05-14T20:59:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Indigo Girls call on United Methodists to love, support all people]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/indigo-girls-call-on-umc-to-love-support-all-people http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/indigo-girls-call-on-umc-to-love-support-all-people#When:16:56:00Z 2016-05-14T16:56:00+00:00 <![CDATA[We ARE they]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/we-are-they http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/we-are-they#When:21:24:00Z 2016-05-13T21:24:00+00:00 <![CDATA[God isn’t done showing up among the people]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/god-isnt-done-showing-up-among-the-people http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/god-isnt-done-showing-up-among-the-people#When:19:39:00Z 2016-05-13T19:39:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Walkers challenge us to be difference-makers]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/walkers-challenge-us-to-be-difference-makers http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/walkers-challenge-us-to-be-difference-makers#When:16:06:00Z 2016-05-13T16:06:00+00:00 <![CDATA[A Road to Clarification: Certified lay ministry]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/a-road-to-clarification-certified-lay-ministry http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/a-road-to-clarification-certified-lay-ministry#When:15:15:00Z 2016-05-13T15:15:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Separate but together: Living as individuals in community]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/separate-but-together-living-as-individuals-in-community http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/separate-but-together-living-as-individuals-in-community#When:19:04:00Z 2016-05-12T19:04:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Opening Worship: We are global and indigenous]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/opening-worship-we-are-global-and-indigenous http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/opening-worship-we-are-global-and-indigenous#When:20:39:00Z 2016-05-11T20:39:00+00:00 <![CDATA[‘A fire shut up in my bones.’ God-given passion at General Conference]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/a-fire-shut-up-in-my-bones.-god-given-passion-at-general-conference http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/a-fire-shut-up-in-my-bones.-god-given-passion-at-general-conference#When:16:22:00Z 2016-05-11T16:22:00+00:00 <![CDATA[The Noise of Worship at General Conference]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/the-noise-of-worship-at-general-conference 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http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/baseball-delivers-strong-personal-and-family-value http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/baseball-delivers-strong-personal-and-family-value#When:20:40:00Z 2016-04-11T20:40:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Life lessons: Song links new country music and early Methodism]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/life-lessons-song-links-new-country-music-and-early-methodism http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/life-lessons-song-links-new-country-music-and-early-methodism#When:17:53:00Z 2016-03-01T17:53:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Episcopal Elections]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/episcopal-elections-blog http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/episcopal-elections-blog#When:19:20:00Z 2016-02-01T19:20:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Finding Jesus]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/finding-jesus http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/finding-jesus#When:15:54:00Z 2016-01-18T15:54:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Why I Do What I Do (Remastered)]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/why-i-do-what-i-do-remastered http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/why-i-do-what-i-do-remastered#When:15:12:00Z 2016-01-08T15:12:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Big Picture]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/big-picture http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/big-picture#When:16:36:00Z 2016-01-07T16:36:00+00:00 <![CDATA[United Methodist Mission Leaders Express Solidarity with those Suffering in Iraq]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/united-methodist-mission-leaders-express-solidarity-suffering-in-iraq http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/united-methodist-mission-leaders-express-solidarity-suffering-in-iraq#When:05:00:00Z 2014-08-08T05:00:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Report from TAGAYTAY, Philippines 7:45 AM]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/report-from-tagaytay-philippines-745-am http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/report-from-tagaytay-philippines-745-am#When:18:00:00Z 2014-07-15T18:00:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Ministry idea: Post-it identity]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/ministry-idea-post-it-identity http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/ministry-idea-post-it-identity#When:05:00:00Z 2014-07-15T05:00:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Remembering Our Fallen on Memorial Day]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/remembering-our-fallen-on-memorial-day http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/remembering-our-fallen-on-memorial-day#When:09:16:00Z 2014-05-22T09:16:00+00:00 <![CDATA[What’s happening? Notes from the Committee on Agenda and Calendar]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/whats-happening-notes-from-the-committee-on-agenda-and-calendar1 http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/whats-happening-notes-from-the-committee-on-agenda-and-calendar1#When:19:26:00Z 2014-04-30T19:26:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Editor’s note: United Methodist News Service has a new home]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/editors-note-united-methodist-news-service-has-a-new-home http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/editors-note-united-methodist-news-service-has-a-new-home#When:13:19:00Z 2014-04-03T13:19:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Coming Home]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/coming-home http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/coming-home#When:08:26:00Z 2014-04-01T08:26:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Chaplains: part of the medical team]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/chaplains-part-of-the-medical-team http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/chaplains-part-of-the-medical-team#When:09:55:00Z 2014-03-20T09:55:00+00:00 <![CDATA[An Invitation to Repentance]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/an-invitation-to-repentance http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/an-invitation-to-repentance#When:13:21:00Z 2014-03-12T13:21:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Global Ministries Statement on Human Rights for All People]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/global-ministries-statement-on-human-rights-for-all-people http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/global-ministries-statement-on-human-rights-for-all-people#When:13:13:00Z 2014-02-28T13:13:00+00:00 <![CDATA[Celebrating Women’s History month in the UMC]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/celebrating-womens-history-month-in-the-umc http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/celebrating-womens-history-month-in-the-umc#When:10:28:00Z 2014-02-28T10:28:00+00:00 <![CDATA[La Iglesia Metodista de Puerto Rico celebra la vida de Iris Janet Rivera Casanova]]> http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/la-iglesia-metodista-de-puerto-rico-celebra-la-vida-de-iris-janet-rivera-ca http://www.umc.org/blogs-commentaries/la-iglesia-metodista-de-puerto-rico-celebra-la-vida-de-iris-janet-rivera-ca#When:13:24:00Z 2014-02-24T13:24:00+00:00