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By on June 03,2007

Jerald F. Dirks, Minister of United Methodist Church, USA (part 1 of 4)


imageOne of my earliest childhood memories is of hearing the church bell toll for Sunday morning worship in the small, rural town in which I was raised.  The Methodist Church was an old, wooden structure with a bell tower, two ... [full story]





By on June 03,2007

Jerald F. Dirks, Minister of United Methodist Church, USA (part 2 of 4)


imageAs the years passed by, I became increasingly concerned about the loss of religiousness in American society at large.  Religiousness is a living, breathing spirituality and morality within individuals and should not be confused with religiosity, which is concerned with ... [full story]





By on June 03,2007

Jerald F. Dirks, Minister of United Methodist Church, USA (part 3 of 4)


imageNonetheless, I hesitated.  Further, I rationalized my hesitation by maintaining to myself that I really didn’t know the nitty-gritty details of Islam, and that my areas of agreement were confined to general concepts.  As such, I continued to read, and ... [full story]





By on June 03,2007

Jerald F. Dirks, Minister of United Methodist Church, USA (part 4 of 4)


imageIt was now March of 1993, and my wife and I were enjoying a five-week vacation in the Middle East.  It was also the Islamic month of Ramadan, when Muslims fast from day break until sunset.  Because we were so ... [full story]





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