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A Real Debate Over Virtual Presence:  #OnlineCommunion in Historical Perspective

One of the most fascinating aspects of John Wesley and the movement he and his friends started was that it was delightfully eclectic.  As Paul Chilcote has noted, Wesley was a “conjunctive” theologian; he held things together that other Christians tended to pull apart.  For instance, the sacramental and evangelical strands of the Wesleyan revival […]

Recently Read: COB and Wall Street Journal take on online communion

One of the under reported items coming out of the United Methodist Council of Bishops meeting yesterday was their establishment of a moratorium on online communion. This follows a conversation by an unofficial group of bishops, board and agency staff, and other church leaders this past September which had asked the bishop to declare the […]