Tag Archives: Indiana Yearly Meeting

Biblical Inerrancy Watch: the Evangelical Free Church of America

May 22, 2013 In response to a recent blog post on the seepage of the doctrine of Biblical inerrancy into Quakerism, a Friend asked for examples. Here is one. In this month’s “Communicator,” the yearly meeting’s newsletter, Indiana Yearly Meeting’s … Continue reading

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Borderland Reflections

January 15, 2013 Care to hear some of the pain, uncertainty and hope being experienced by those of us who have been ‘set off’ from Indiana Yearly Meeting? Then read Stephanie Crumley-Effinger’s marvelous message from this past First Day at … Continue reading

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What Does God Mean By ‘Sin?’

November 19, 2011 For the Indiana Yearly Meeting Facebook Page: My devotions over the past few weeks have been focused on trying to understand what God means by “sin:” what is the nature of sin, and how does it arise. … Continue reading

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Releasing Raccoons to the Wild: An Update on the Schism in Indiana

September 13, 2012 “Set off” is the phrase used in the recently released proposal to carry through a schism in Indiana Yearly Meeting.  “IYM (the organization) will remain intact and those meetings choosing option B will continue to be part … Continue reading

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The Stigma Around Homosexuality and the Harm It Causes

March 2, 2012 Everyday across the U.S. – across the globe, for that matter – young people begin to realize that their sexual desires are different from others. Early-teen boys realize they are attracted to other teen boys, and early-teen … Continue reading

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Unity and Diversity in Indiana Yearly Meeting

February 10, 2012 We know God calls us to be unified with one another.  Paul reminds us so in 1 Corinthians 1:10-17, urging us not to quarrel, and asking, “that there be no divisions among you, but that you be … Continue reading

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The Bible’s View of Sin

January 27, 2012 I continue to read and think and pray about the nature of sin. What is sin, and how do we know it? It’s clear that God doesn’t want us to sin, and that God will forgive us … Continue reading

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