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Joel Watts
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Related Joel L. WattsJoel L. Watts holds a Masters of Arts from United Theological Seminary with a focus in literary and rhetorical criticism of the New Testament. He is currently a Ph.D. student at the University of the Free State, analyzing Paul’s model of atonement in Galatians. He is the author of Mimetic Criticism …
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Lately, as is so often the case, when I turn to read Ephesians, I inevitably get to chapter 4. It is honestly the oddest thing I experience. I read chapter 1…then chapter 2…then chapter 3…and then bam! there is chapter 4. Again. Happens all the time. This…
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For the past month, I have done something different to conduct a nonscientific and informal study…I have actually paid attention to the common insults doled out to me during conversations about a variety of topics. The insults I will address here have…
For the past month, I have done something different to conduct a nonscientific and informal study…I have actually paid attention to the common insults doled out to me during conversations about a variety of topics. The insults I will address here have come when I have simply articulated the position of the church, and not …
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In all of the discussion of the various proposals for the UMC at the upcoming General Conference, I find myself drawn back to one in particular. No doubt there are some who will write this off as me just being my normal conservative self, but that is not…
In all of the discussion of the various proposals for the UMC at the upcoming General Conference, I find myself drawn back to one in particular. No doubt there are some who will write this off as me just being my normal conservative self, but that is not actually the case. Let me explain. When …
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I thought this was interesting… You ever notice that those who are deeply charismatic (we can define that properly later) are anti-institutional while those who are pro-institution are anti-charismatic? Sure, that is a disastrous generalization, but I…
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Recently, I went to Cuba. The readers of this blog know this. Many of my friends know this. Even those around me at the office know this. This is a series of reflective posts based on that experience. Note, I am not a pastor and will not be in the…
Recently, I went to Cuba. The readers of this blog know this. Many of my friends know this. Even those around me at the office know this. This is a series of reflective posts based on that experience. Note, I am not a pastor and will not be in the ordination process — either as elder …
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Yeah… I miss it.
Yeah… I miss it. Related Joel L. WattsJoel L. Watts holds a Masters of Arts from United Theological Seminary with a focus in literary and rhetorical criticism of the New Testament. He is currently a Ph.D. student at the University of the Free State, analyzing Paul’s model of atonement in Galatians. He is the author …
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I really wanted to blog my way through the recent trip to Cuba, but to be frank, there was just so much that I needed to not put anything down in writing. Anyway, I made some video clips and now I am putting them together.
I really wanted to blog my way through the recent trip to Cuba, but to be frank, there was just so much that I needed to not put anything down in writing. Anyway, I made some video clips and now I am putting them together. Related Joel L. WattsJoel L. Watts holds a Masters of …
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When I first explored joining the United Methodist Church, I was told that the United Methodist Church does not require one to think a certain way — but only to think. This high intellectualism attracted me because it allowed me to explore my Christian…
The Commission on the General Conference of the United Methodist Church has determined that freely discussion and debating differences must be stopped.
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Same rules as these posts. Early Christian Interpretation of Galatians, Apostolic Fathers to Augustine While Galatians has become somewhat of a staple in theological interpretation since the Reformation, thanks in large part to Martin Luther’s anchoring…
Same rules as these posts. Early Christian Interpretation of Galatians, Apostolic Fathers to Augustine While Galatians has become somewhat of a staple in theological interpretation since the Reformation, thanks in large part to Martin Luther’s anchoring to it his challenge to Roman Catholic theology, its use in the early church was minimal when compared to …
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