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Sandpiper's Thoughts | A Photo Essay

On Wednesday evening, we saw the musical Anything Goes at the Clay Center.  It was great.But this was the drive home...We lost power in the middle of the night Wednesday (Thursday?).  It was off until 8:30 PM on Thursday.  This is my … [Read More...]

One Mile Mosser | Timing is Everything

We are now in the season of Lent and it is a time of prayer, fasting, spiritual reading, and another handful of spiritual disciplines that Christians practice to prepare for the joy that will come after Holy Week—the celebration of Easter. Before we … [Read More...]

sojourner4jesus | beloved

‘Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children.’ [Ephesians 5:1] Beloved. Say it out loud…it even sounds intimate, right? A few years after Jesus and I agreed he really did mean more to me than just a guy who people told stories about, I was at … [Read More...]

John Meunier | Rules for a class meeting

I’m working on inviting people into discipleship groups based on the Methodist class meeting, although I’m looking for a name other than “class meeting.” Here’s a reading of the “rules” of the meeting that … [Read More...]

Wheneftalks | My Interview on Radio Azad

This week, I was proud to be the guest of Texas Muslim Women’s Foundation on their Radio Azad program. I had a great hour-long interview with Halima Leak Francis, on the topics of interfaith cooperation, the current concerns about hate against … [Read More...]

Simply Sherri | A Scripture for the day

Psalms 84:11-1211 For the Lord God is a sun and shield; he bestows favor and honor. No good thing does the Lord withhold from those who walk uprightly. 12 O Lord of hosts, happy is everyone who trusts in you.Please share your thoughts! … [Read More...]


When Saying Grace Can Get You Hurt

When Saying Grace Can Get You Hurt

TRENTON, N.J. (RNS) A New Jersey man cannot collect damages for burns he suffered while bowing his head in prayer over a sizzling steak fajita skillet at Applebee’s, a state appeals panel ruled Wednesday (March 4). In March 2010, Hiram Jimenez … [Read More...]

10 Tricks to appear smart in meetings

10 Tricks to Appear Smarter in Meetings

Don Heatley tipped us off on this one at Must say that I have either been the perp of some of these actions, or witness each of them in church trainings, committee meetings, even annual conferences. Enjoy a good chuckle on this … [Read More...]

Top Methodist Blog Posts

Top Posts

Some of the more popular posts we've been seeing, highlighting so that you don't miss some of the goodness being shared. This list is a bit longer than others as we've been unable (for other job responsibility reasons) to digest everything that's … [Read More...]

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