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Symbols & Idols

I was thinking about making this one of my podcast episodes but honestly, those are somewhat “off the cuff” and more freeform in how I do those and I felt like this one needed to be a bit more calculated in my approach. We happen to live in a time when there are countless things an individual could pick to write on or share an opinion about…natural disasters, talk of nuclear war, healthcare, immigration reform, the new iPhones…just to mention a few. Despite all of those important issues, I’d like to share my thoughts on the current reactions over professional athletes’ peaceful protest during the national anthem of The United States of America.

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Hurricane Harvey, Punishment, and How We Can Help

Posted on August 31, 2017

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How do Christians react to natural disasters like Hurricane/Tropical Storm Harvey? Is this an act of God’s punishment? Please share your thoughts. Join the conversation here or connect with Matt on Twitter.

Find ways to help HERE: UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief)

1st Day of School

Posted on August 3, 2017

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Happy 1st Day of School for all those going back today (or soon)! Thanks to all those teachers, administrators, and staff that make our schools such great places to be! We spend some time talking about if Christians should send their kids to public schools or private schools. What do you think? Join the conversation here or connect with Matt on Twitter.

Recap of Indiana Annual Conference

Posted on June 13, 2017

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I share some thoughts on the annual meeting of the Indiana Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church that took place in downtown Indianapolis June 8-10. Resolutions, The Beatles, and tamales. Be sure to join the conversation at neighborhoodofholy.com.

Depression: Don’t Fight It Alone

Posted on May 26, 2017

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Depression is in the news again and a growing concern for many. Are you battling depression? Are you seeking treatment? What is helping you win the battle with the medical condition that is depression? Keep the conversation going at neighborhoodofholy.com.

Find more information on depression from the National Institute of Mental Health: https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/depression/index.shtml

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