Jan 30 2015

Sandpiper's Thoughts: A Call to Worship

A call to worship(Inspired by Psalm 111)Friends,Sing a song of praise to the Lord.Let your heart be full of gratitudeas we stand together,the Body of Christ.Open your eyes and seethe great work of the Lordeverywhere we look,all around us.God’s hands ha…

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Jan 30 2015

Soul Rain ... Kelli Sorg: Upcoming Blog – Benedict’s Ladder of Humility #nccumc

As Lent approaches, as New Year’s resolutions begin to wane, as our faithful intentions for 2015 begin to fall by the wayside, I want to write about what’s really important and how we figure out what that is.  So, beginning next Monday, February 2, 2015, I will begin a new blog series based on a […]

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Jan 30 2015

All Shall Be Well: Last Night (A Meditation on Family Promise)

last night we slept on the floor. mattresses, really, arranged on the floor for comfort this morning, we woke up and went home, without a thought to where we would sleep tonight. tonight, someone else will sleep on those same mattresses, playing host to families who sleep on floor-arranged mattresses every. night. thank God for […]

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Jan 30 2015

UMC Lead: Why I Am United Methodist: Because Of Love

Today we have a guest post by Ben Gosden (bio below). If you would like to be considered for a guest post, please feel free to email us at leadumc@gmail.com. ————————————- A few years ago, Jon Stewart had a funny bit on The Daily Show where he talked about Chelsea Clinton being married in a United Methodist Church. […]

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Jan 30 2015

One Mile Mosser: Can You Hear Me, Now?

I enjoy stories about human beings and our penchant for making ourselves a tad more important than we really are. Children have a way of humbling most of us, but sometimes we have a hand in our own humiliation. Occasionally, we think, life seems defined by who has the most clout, the most power, or the most prestige.


I read of a newly promoted army colonel who was sitting in his new office on the first day of his assignment. He was basking in the pride of his accomplishment, new desk, and office appointments, when a private knocked at his door.


Wanting to duly impress the younger man, the colonel said, “Just a minute please,” and then proceeded to speak rather loudly into the telephone. “Yes, sir, general, I will contact the President this afternoon. No, sir, general, I won’t forget.”


He hung up, and then beckoned the private to enter his office. “What can I do for you?” he inquired.


“Well, sir,” the private responded awkwardly, “I just came in here to hook up your phone!”

Come, Worship

Stay, Learn
Go, Serve

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Jan 30 2015

Quietly Rolling Thunder: Creating Our Family Story

My husband and I are preparing to usher a new life into the world in about five months. Baby Bryant is coming. We are getting ready to expand our family and share a whole host of new things with this new little person on the way. Among the host of preparations, considerations, alterations, decisions, and […]

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