Blog Posts - Doctrine



Can We Christians Get Along?

When we speak of Christianity with all its different denominations, interpretations, doctrines and various versions of the Bible it seems there are always times when we run into conflict with other believers. Each of us as brothers or sisters in Chri...
by Done with Religion on Dec 15, 2016

Oden on the “chauvinist”

Reading in Oden in the wake of his passing… In the weakness of their waning ideologies, secular chauvinists have focused obsessively on how Christian teaching has changed over the years. They cannot get enough of the differences between Christi...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Dec 9, 2016

a Wesleyan approach to the Church

There is, as always, some discussion about Wesley and orthodoxy. Of course, many are misinformed with no intent to rid themselves of this plague of stupidity. Wesley was orthodox and considered that only the orthodox are Christian — but that those...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Nov 2, 2016

Wesley’s explanation of “a slender part of religion.”

Matt O’Reilly has written a response to an “opinion” piece on UMNS, an official organ of the UMC. I will not do much else except to add what Wesley wrote. Wesley wrote, “Orthodoxy, or right opinions, is never more than a slender...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Nov 2, 2016

Wrestling with the Two Headed Monster of John 3.16

Hello My name is Jeremy Shank. I am pastor at Thornville UMC in the Foothills District. I am currently blogging about and hoping to form ideas for a new book I’m working on. “Inclusion/Exclusion – a look at how salvation works in th...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Aug 3, 2016

TASTE AND SEE by John Piper

This is a book of 125 daily meditations. It's an updated version of this book, originally published in 1999. Piper starts out the book with a Preface. He follows this with Acknowledgements. What follows are those 125 devotions/meditations. Each medit...
by LifeLoveTruth on Jul 29, 2016

The Body of Christ

Ephesians 1:22,23 — And He put all things in subjection under His feet and gave Him as head over all things to the church, which is His body, the fullness of Him who fills all in all. What stands out most to me is the description of what true churc...
by Done with Religion on Jul 6, 2016

The Us vs Them Mentality

It is sad but I am seeing more and more how a lot of us have an Us versus Them mentality….and that is just among Christians. For those of us who are followers of Christ we are to love and accept others in the name of Christ. Yet many of us cann...
by Done with Religion on Jun 23, 2016

Canonical Theism: What is it?

What is Canonical Theism? It… …is intimately tied to the notion of the canonical heritage of the Church.  The Church possesses not just a canon of books in its bible, but also a canon of doctrine, a canon of saints, a canon of Fathers, a...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Jun 16, 2016

TToT -the Wakefield Doctrine-

Welcome to the Wakefield Doctrine (the theory of clarks, scotts and rogers) Item Once: Una Itemo Secundo: Phyllis Ometi Trieste: work and home Quartro Itemae: Gravity Challenge Cinque: the joy of remarkably lax filters, at least when it comes to the...
by the Wakefield Doctrine on Jun 4, 2016

From A Double Cross to Success

It is a blessing to be back posting on our Chronicle after a brief hiatus especially after the culmination of Etnia Negra month. Back to Colon and how I was feeling as a young man and unemployed in the fast … Continue reading → The post F...
by The Silver People Chronicle on Jun 3, 2016

6th Month Sari -the Wakefield Doctrine- (no, stay with me…. it’ll make sense, I promise)

Welcome to the Wakefield Doctrine (the theory of clarks, scotts and rogers) I really should be (writing) over at SoCS with Kerry and them, this June morning, the clouded sky outside my window hinting a day as boring as the inside of an empty cereal...
by the Wakefield Doctrine on Jun 2, 2016

-the Wakefield Doctrine- ‘surely this is what they mean by ‘Muesday’*

Welcome to the Wakefield Doctrine (the theory of clarks, scotts and rogers)   *  no, seriously, that’s the term for the first workday after a long weekend. Go look it up, if you don’t believe me! How good is this Wakefield Doctrine...
by the Wakefield Doctrine on May 31, 2016

TToT -the Wakefield Doctrine- “…metaphors are to similes, like photos are to what’s running through my head after I take them”

Welcome to the Wakefield Doctrine (the theory of clarks, scotts and rogers)   1) Certain gratitudinal for Our Miz Rogers being ‘in loco geographicils’, staying in Kansas, (or Oklahoma or Wisconsin, one of the wide, flat, ocean-less...
by the Wakefield Doctrine on May 28, 2016

Friday -the Wakefield Doctrine-

Welcome to the Wakefield Doctrine (the theory of clarks, scotts and rogers) Seeing how far behind on Chapter 9 over at ‘Almira’ (get caught up here!)I am at this moment (Friday am) I thought I’d write a quick Post. (yeah, the logic...
by the Wakefield Doctrine on May 27, 2016

Six Second Sunburn Story -the Wakefield Doctrine- (‘well, I do use the word ‘Six’, so it’s kinda normal, right?’)

Welcome to the Wakefield Doctrine (the theory of clarks, scotts and rogers) Our friend zoe’s weekly challenge to create a story centered on one prompt word, but entailing no more than six sentences. Easy enough, no? No. Not easy enough. Not eve...
by the Wakefield Doctrine on May 26, 2016

-the Wakefield Doctrine- ‘hey!! you oughta hear what I just did!… no, nothing shocking (or) cool’

Welcome to the Wakefield Doctrine (the theory of clarks, scotts and rogers) Well, now that I type this, maybe kinda cool. No, definitely kinda cool!* I started the Wakefield Doctrine, in part, because I knew that it had the potential to become a very...
by the Wakefield Doctrine on May 25, 2016

Moreday Morning -the Wakefield Doctrine- ‘if it’s worth doing, it’s worth over-doing!’

Welcome to the Wakefield Doctrine (the theory of clarks, scotts and rogers) Written on the run, this Monday morning: editing and publishing Chapter 8 of ‘Almira‘ checking on work-related stuff, leftover from the weekend writing a Doctrine...
by the Wakefield Doctrine on May 23, 2016

TToT -the Wakefield Doctrine- ‘waiting for the hummingbird… the spiders tremble in fear and resignation’*

Welcome to the Wakefield Doctrine (the theory of clarks, scotts and rogers) Gotta hurry! (It’s 8:55 pm and I’m working on Chapter 8 of Almira and I’m fading fast. This is critical point in most evenings, the low point of the dayR...
by the Wakefield Doctrine on May 21, 2016

Six Sentence Story -the Wakefield Doctrine- ‘it is often darkest before the night’

Welcome to the Wakefield Doctrine (the theory of clarks, scotts and rogers) This is Thursday. Thursday is the day we see around us. The sun also rises, despite it being Thursday. When Thursday comes, Wednesday flees in shame. Thursday is more that Tu...
by the Wakefield Doctrine on May 19, 2016


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