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Month: June 2017

When Summer Camp Becomes Pilgrimage

June 29, 2017

If your church is sending youth to summer camp this year, how can you continue foster the lessons of their pilgrimage?

Jeff Rudy ~ What Do You Expect? Promise and Wesleyan Grace

June 28, 2017

When Wesley spoke of the possibility of perfection in love, he didn’t mean that we are capable of this on our own power or merit, but rather he meant to challenge anyone daring to say that God can’t do it in us.

Jesus in Real Time

It’s dangerous to live your life with a past focus, with a two-dimensional Jesus, because you may end up following a tradition instead of following Jesus, God’s living Word.

Coming Face to Face with Jesus

June 26, 2017

Jesus wasn’t about hanging out on the “healthy” side of the river, the side of the “haves.”

Wesleyan Accent ~ How Your Local Church Can Engage Immigrants: An Interview with Rev. Zach Szmara

 The reality is that we’re providing immigration legal services – which means we’re using the immigration law as it is currently written to help people navigate through the process if there is a pathway for them.

Heather Semple ~ Breaking the Fourth Wall: Practicing the Presence of God

June 24, 2017

“O Lord, you have examined my heart and you know everything about me. You know my thoughts even when I’m far away.”

Elizabeth Glass Turner ~Nothing Sacred: Sacrilege in the Public Square

June 22, 2017

Christians are called to witness to the Beauty of the sacred through our rituals, our service, our worship, our love.

Kim Reisman ~ The Difference Between Evangelism and Conversion

June 21, 2017

It is better to stop worrying about the results of our evangelizing and instead worry about whether we have truly made the gospel known in our relationships with others.

Your Cross to Bear

Deep and authentic faith is meaningful; but can be costly, challenging, even frightening.

What to Do with Your Shortcomings

June 19, 2017

If you reflect on your spiritual walk, how do Peter’s various responses to Jesus resonate with your experience?