September, 2013

Old man and child

Will You Still Love Me

What We Teach … What We Learn    Four Sundays ago we began a sermon series on “Education” by asking the question: “What does the…

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Theology @ First UMC Burlington

Here’s a glimpse into our theological identity at First UMC Burlington, as represented on our church website: WESLEYAN John Wesley is Methodism’s founder; he…

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Fundamentalists or Mystics?

“I’ve always felt that if one wants to be religious, fundamentalism is the only logical choice.”  (Anthony Hecht in Half Life: Jew-ish Tales From Interfaith…

Social Media Gospel

Jesus Went Viral

Music Minister Adam Hall preaches on the connections between “going viral” online and the ministry of Jesus and the apostles. Part of our Social…

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Our Place

A view of our church from the big garage in Burlington’s downtown. What happens within those walls matters – but it’s all for the…

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Managing Parents

Republishing an old talk from Ripple – Spring of 2010 When I was a teenager in high school I was responsible enough to get…