Author Archives: Doug Sloan

About Doug Sloan

Doug is a member of Central Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 4950 East Wabash Avenue, P.O. Box 3125, Terre Haute, IN 47803-0125 (812-877-9959). Central Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) is an open and affirming congregation. Doug is an Elder, has served as Treasurer, enjoys his continuing membership in the choir as the lowest voiced bass and currently is serving as an At-Large member of the Regional Board of the Indiana Disciples of Christ. As a member of the O&A Elders group, he helped write a resolution to change the ordination policy of the Indiana Region. The resolution will be presented at the 2012 Indiana Regional Assembly. He graduated in 2009 with a M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from Indiana State University and a BS in Management Information Systems from Ball State University in 1997. Since August 2005, he has been a member of the CIS Adjunct Faculty at the Terre Haute campus of Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana. He has been published in DisciplesWorld and Encounter: Education for Meaning and Social Justice. In the summer of 2010, Doug became a contributor to this blog: [D]mergent.org

RECLAIMING NOT

What is not the Good News: Committing acts of war, violence, brutality, coercion, intimidation, discrimination, or exclusion in the name of faith or religion or scripture or Buddha or Jesus or Mohammed or Allah or God or in the name … Continue reading

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RECLAIMING MIRACLES

We love miracles – at least the idea of miracles. Each of us wants to be touched or rescued by God in a way that is touch tangible, directly personal, and inexplicably wonderful. We know that not everyone gets to … Continue reading

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REFORMATION II

REFORMATION II The Second Reformation Sunday, October 31, 2010 on the 493rd anniversary of the posting of the Thesis of Martin Luther Reclaiming the Fundamentals of The Way by Douglas C. Sloan The Way is to… * live the sacred … Continue reading

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RECLAIMING GOD

RECLAIMING GOD God has never been, at any time for any reason, a capricious God of death, war, destruction, murder, violence, oppression, retribution, vengeance, hate, or conditional acceptance. God has always been a consistent God of life, peace, creation, healing, … Continue reading

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RECLAIMING SCRIPTURE

THE TIPPING POINT BLOG is maintained as a backup for the articles written by Doug Sloan and first posted at [D]mergent.org and as a space where those articles can be edited and updated. RECLAIMING SCRIPTURE Usage of terms within this … Continue reading

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GOD IS…

GOD IS… Early in the multimedia-based study of Christian theology, “Living the Questions 2.0: An Introduction to Progressive Christianity” (LtQ2) the question is asked, “What is the character of your God?” This question has become an on-going personal reflection on … Continue reading

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RECLAIMING CHURCH

RECLAIMING CHURCH How many of us have seen or participated in placing a hand on the wall of the sanctuary and then said, “This is not the church.” With this act, we were trying to illustrate that it is the people … Continue reading

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