Commentary on Acts 2:1-47

By Ministry Matters
From the Abingdon New Testament Commentary on Acts, available with a Premium Subscription to the Ministry Matters Library The Holy Spirit and Its Aftermath (2:1-47) With the… read more

Are You a Hypocrite?

By David Dorn
Are you what Jesus defines as a hypocrite? You may be surprised by the answer when you introspect. Now there is a difference between acts of hypocrisy and being a hypocrite… read more

Telling the Story

By Mike Poteet
Does the Good Book make for good television? Millions of Americans seemed to think so (as many as 4 in 10, in fact) when History Channel aired its five-week miniseries, The Bible, … read more

Naming Our Idols

By Mike Slaughter
Chances are when you hear the word idol, the first thing that comes to mind is Ryan Seacrest, or possibly a shiny gold statue of a calf. Idolatry isn’t a new problem, but it … read more

Too Old for Ordination?

By Shane Raynor
The bigger question is not if it's okay to discourage people over 45 from going through the ordination process, but rather, why aren't we discouraging everyone from going through… read more

A Pair of Prophets

By John D.I. Essick
1 Kings 17:17-24; Luke 7:11-17 These two readings naturally pair. Two widows. Two sons. Two widowed mothers faced with the prospect of losing their children too. Luke apparently… read more

Ruined by Greed

By Melissa Scott
1 Kings 21:1-21a Today's story is one that, at least at first reading, makes us shake our heads. How could Ahab and Jezebel be so evil? What could possibly make them think that… read more

Break Free

By Deborah Lewis
Here's what I want for Mother's Day: I want the church to break out of its bondage. I want us to stop our incremental "improvement" about how we speak and act in worship on… read more

Why Is Jackie Robinson Important?

By Clay Morgan
The movie 42 tells the story of Jackie Robinson and Branch Rickey of the Brooklyn Dodgers who teamed up to integrate Major League Baseball in 1947. Until that time only white… read more

A Methodist and a Muslim Burial

By Shane Raynor
A United Methodist woman in Virginia has placed herself in the middle of a controversy involving the burial of Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev. Martha Mullen seems to be… read more

Distilling Stillness

By Kirk Byron Jones
Why Stillness Makes Me Weep I am used to it now: crying during my morning times of stillness. It doesn't happen all the time; when it does I just let the tears come. Why do I cry? … read more

John Wesley and Christian Orthodoxy

By Laurence Wood
Dr. Laurence Wood discusses whether or not orthodoxy was important to John Wesley and what this consisted of for him. Source: Seedbed @ Asbury Theological Seminary read more
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