By Dean Brenton
An oxymoron is a figure of speech that juxtaposes two elements that appear to be contradictory. Some of the best examples of oxymorons include: act naturally, found missing, exact estimate, small crowd, jumbo shrimp, pretty ugly, almost exactly, minor crisis…you get the picture. These two things when placed together seem to be nonsensical. The Commission on Discipleship has juxtaposed personal spirituality and denominational vitality.