Apr 19 2014

Bishop's Blog: ‘Let It Go’

Original post at http://bishoppeggyjohnson.blogspot.com/2014/04/let-it-go.html        At this year’s Academy Awards the soundtrack single that took first place was “Let It Go,” from the Disney movie “Frozen.”  This is a defiant song of liberation as Queen Elsa no longer holds back her ice-making powers.  She sings of freedom as she builds a spectacular palace of ice …

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Apr 19 2014

Lake NeuronLake Neuron: meeting of minds

I don’t know what made me think of “Meeting of Minds” the other day. I went looking online tonight and found just two short clips on YouTube. The show doesn’t seem to be available on DVD, nor do I believe it’s been rebroadcast since its original run, which is a shame. “Meeting of Minds,” which […]

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Apr 19 2014

UMR: Wesleyan Wisdom: It’s time to make a change in appointment making

For United Methodists throughout the connection it’s appointment time again.  The time honored method empowers bishops and cabinets the sole authority to deploy pastors with only an advisory role from the pastors and congregations. Bishop Jack Tuell, speaking for the Council of Bishops in the 1988 Episcopal Address said “we are going to redeem and renew the […]

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Apr 19 2014

John Meunier: Praying for all of us

Thank you, Sky McCracken for this story. May those with ears, hear. McCracken tells a story about some Methodists from Mexico visiting his district’s office, which is in a church that closed after a church split led to dwindling membership and finances. When our Mexican friends arrived at our district office, we met to talk […]

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Apr 19 2014

A Pastor's Thoughts: The Perfect Gift

About 2000 years ago, God sent us the perfect love gift – Jesus Christ. From His miraculous birth to His miraculous resurrection, the life of Jesus tells humankind the greatest love story of all time. The heart of God and … Continue reading

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Apr 19 2014

Tina Fox Talk: Waiting Saturdays

Holy Week is my favorite week of the Church year. I’m somber like that. Anything involving reflection and introspection…count me in. Today is Holy Saturday. I like to think of it as “Waiting Saturday”. The historic Creeds tell us Jesus descended into Hell today. I have a theology degree and still don’t totally understand what […]

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