Body, Broken

Violence, Trauma, and the Eucharist Content warning: violence, trauma, abuse. By Hannah King Two years ago my brother died violently. I did not witness the end of his life, but a vision of it was painted... Read More...

Real Presences: A Thought Experiment

By George Sumner In his influential book The Household of God, Lesslie Newbigin understood the Church in a manner accommodated to the doctrine of the Trinity. The Church hearing and responding to the Word in... Read More...

Against Virtual Communion

By George Sumner Since the rubrics clearly prohibit remotely consecrating bread and wine, the question of virtual communion is not one which could lead to immediate action, which is for the best. We can therefore have a dispassionate discussion of it. Fi... Read More...

He’s Asking Your Permission

By Victor Lee Austin None of the disciples refused the cup or the bread. But they could have. “This is my body which is given for you: this do in remembrance of me.” He says, “This is my body which is given ... Read More...

Communion in Chaos in the UMC

The coronavirus pandemic has shuttered United Methodist Churches throughout much of the United States. Over the past week Methodist pastors have made many difficult decisions. More are still to come.