Word Nerd Wednesday - Ecumenical

Word Nerd Wednesday – Ecumenical

I have the distinct honor of writing about ecumenical for this week’s edition of Word Nerd Wednesday. Ecumenical My red hard copy of the Webster II dictionary published in 1984 defines ecumenical this way:       1) Worldwide in range or applicability: Universal.       2) Of or relating to the worldwide Christian […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Liturgy

My incredibly talented friend Sommer is back today discussing the word liturgy for this week’s edition of Word Nerd Wednesday. ********* Liturgy When the term liturgy is uttered, many evangelical Christians not accustomed to a liturgical church setting will define it as special words said at special times. Those is a liturgical church may define liturgy […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday Denomination

Word Nerd Wednesday – Denomination

My dear, Southern as sweet tea, Protestant Women of the Chapel (PWOC) friend, Chandee, is joining us for this week’s Word Nerd Wednesday to discuss the word denomination. ********* Are Denominations Biblical? I grew-up in the south. North Carolina to be exact, also known as the Bible belt of America. Now with a nick-name like […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday Religion

Word Nerd Wednesday – Religion

This week, my friend Brandi Renemeyer is back with a discussion on the often misused word religion for this week’s edition of Word Nerd Wednesday. ********* “Even if a unity of faith is not possible, a unity of love is.” Hans Urs von Balthasar Religion The dictionary defines religion as “a particular system of faith […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday Theology

Word Nerd Wednesday – Theology

I’m thrilled to have Kelsey Remmelts with us discussing theology for this week’s Word Nerd Wednesday! ********* THEOLOGY Webster’s dictionary defines theology as “The science of God or of religion; the science which treats of the existence, character, and attributes of God, his laws and government, the doctrines we are to believe, and the duties […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Doctrine

Misty Keith rejoins us to talk about Doctrine on this week’s edition of Word Nerd Wednesday. ********* What is Doctrine?  Doctrine is a set of beliefs held or collectively taught by a group of people. The group may range anywhere from a political/government group to a religious/congregational affiliation. Doctrine is a Middle English word dating […]

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