Jul 29 2014

Transforming Me: Part 4: We are one in the Spirit

Something happened to me when I had the opportunity to truly unplug. I had some special moments when I had the chance to see God at work in the Dominican Republic.

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Jul 29 2014

Musings from a Misfit Missionary: Surrendering to the Great Abyss (by Adam Miller)

I saw a video a month or so ago showcasing one of my favorite filmmakers, Salomon Ligthelm. In this beautifully-shot short narrative, Salomon talks about his experience as a filmmaker in the secular world, and how the talents he’s been given is not for…

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Jul 29 2014

Trinity United Methodist Church - Trinity United Methodist Church: Trust Me

“But Samuel replied: “Does the LORD delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices as much as in obeying the LORD? To obey is better than sacrifice, and to heed is better than the fat of rams.”  1 Samuel 15:22   Let’s take a cynicism check. I’ll give you two words and you tell me what are […]

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Jul 29 2014

Rev. Brent L. White: We need to emphasize conversion among young people in our churches

Following up on two recent posts—this one and this one—I link to this excellent article on the challenge we face in youth ministry. This author says we are missing the point if we fail to emphasize conversion among our youth more than our youth being “good kids” who are active in church. We may hope that there’s a […]

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Jul 29 2014

RMNBlog: Be a Rainbow in Somebody’s Cloud

by Ashley Boyd As Maya Angelou passed this May, many of my friends and family took to social media to honor her life. One my favorite quotes by Dr. Angelou seemed to be a favorite amongst others: Be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud. She stated once in an interview: There’s an African American song that’s 19th century—it’s so great. It says, “When it look like the sun wasn’t’ gon’ shine anymore. God put a rainbow in the clouds. Imagine.” And I’d had so many rainbows in my clouds. I’ve had a lot of clouds, but I have had so…

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Jul 29 2014

General Board of Global Ministries: Ukraine: In the Midst of Conflict, Relief

An update on the Ukraine conflict and how local churches are bringing relief.

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