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Month: May 2016

Jennifer Moxley ~ Huldah and Keepers of the Word

May 30, 2016

Because as comforting as it is to know that I stand in a long line of mothers without children, ultimately their stories of temporary infertility are not helpful. I have prayed until I looked drunk. Nothing. My husband has prayed on my behalf. Still nothing.

Why Church Leaders Need to Let People Go

Why church leaders should let people go and do evangelism…

Justus Hunter ~ Be Careful What You Wish For

May 28, 2016

Here we see the peril and the promise called-ones. The twelve come. They gather the stones at your feet. They heap those stones, stones of remembrance, stones your children’s children will ask about. But the names and the images of the called-ones are forgotten. They are wiped away like rough edges of stone in the bed of the Jordan. The priests are silent while the stones cry out.

Called-ones, could you wish for this?

Michael Smith ~ From Aldersgate to Holland Road

May 24, 2016

For me, as a Methodist, this is an important day to celebrate. It is important to tell the story of what God can do in a person’s heart, and because of that work, the world could be forever changed. As people who are walking the road of faith, let us point out particular places and stops along the way where God can meet with us. Let’s travel the roads that will invite us to come to the end of ourselves.

Elizabeth Glass Turner ~ A Full Basin: The Purpose of Orthodoxy

May 18, 2016

Orthodoxy gets a bad rap these days. At a time when distinction is seen as an evil – this or…

Elizabeth Glass Turner ~ What A Successful Conference Looks Like

May 11, 2016

It is the season of punditry. So goes life as a U.S. citizen who belongs to The United Methodist Church….