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Month: January 2019

Faith and Social Media

January 31, 2019

By Rev. Dr. Rob Haynes Over lunch recently, a ministerial colleague and I were discussing the various ways local churches seek…


January 30, 2019

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”62059″][vc_separator][vc_custom_heading text=”Evangelism Today! Evangelism Training in Portugal” font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:center|color:%23bf302b” google_fonts=”font_family:Abel%3Aregular|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_separator][vc_column_text]For more than three decades, World Methodist Evangelism (WME) has trained…

Edgar Bazan ~ Relaunch

God wanted them to know that even though they were suffering, they were not forsaken. God wanted the people of Israel to understand that the hardship they were experiencing would not be the end of them. God wanted to give them a fresh start, a new beginning in their life, a relaunch, so to speak. By telling them, “forget the former things,” God was saying, “it is time to move on.”

Aaron Perry ~ A Grief in Birth

January 23, 2019

I am now learning to grieve. And my Dad isn’t here to teach me. C.S. Lewis noted after the death of his wife that he didn’t know grief felt so much like fear. The fear I have is that I won’t grieve – or that I won’t grieve well. I have had my tears, but what is grief supposed to look like? How will I know I’ve grieved?

Tara Beth Leach ~ Radiate: Transformed into a Holy People

January 19, 2019

“It’s less about being a radiant and holy person and more about being a radiant and holy people. And we become what we behold.”

Connecting Globally

January 17, 2019

By Rev. Dr. Rob Haynes World Methodist Evangelism leaders are connected with schools and organizations on the leading edge of theological…

Elizabeth Glass Turner ~ The Pain of Misalignment: God and the Disordered Body

“We are not only impoverished in love; our loves are disordered, out of alignment. We can attempt to cushion them as much as we want; only realigning misplaced joints will relieve the pain, though.”

Otis T. McMillan ~ What Defines You This Year?

January 16, 2019

“Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.” – Matthew 5:6 The proper…

Edgar Bazan ~ A Hard Reset

January 10, 2019

While we can’t ignore the past – it happened – we can reframe it into a story of redemption by looking at it, by talking about it, by thinking about it through the lens of Jesus’ love and grace. We change our past by allowing it to be redeemed.

Priscilla Hammond ~ How Church Personalities Reveal Epiphany Living

January 9, 2019

Churches have personalities, expressed through their organization, Christian education
processes, preaching, and worship. Each can have strengths and challenges, but the diversity is reflective of the differences we see in people, including the

Instead of focusing on which
organizational structure or form of worship we prefer, we need to ask if our church is manifesting Christ to the world.