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In pursuit of its ecumenical and interreligious responsibilities the Council of Bishops shall create an Office of Christian Unity and Interreligious Relationships (OCUIR) effective upon adjournment of General Conference 2012. The prosperity gospel is sometimes linked to a social conservatism that opposes homosexuality, gay rights and same-sex marriages. Only God can mend that which we have broken. Our family dealt with cliques twice, and each time it started at the top—with leadership.

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Publisher: Baker Publishing Group (May 1996)

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