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UMR | New United Methodist hymnal endorsed

Photo by Scott Adams via Flickr NASHVILLE, TN —The United Methodist Publishing House and Discipleship Ministries (the General Board of Discipleship) announce that their respective boards have endorsed legislation to be submitted to the 2016 General … [Read More...]

Simply Sherri | Life is Good

Early morning snuggles, quiet daydreams, a welcome home the way only a precious little dog can give. I love coming home to our sweet little min-pin.  He loves me unconditionally and can hardly contain his excitement when he sees me.  He immediately … [Read More...]

John Meunier | Am I a scam artist?

What the church offers the world is either the greatest thing anyone could have or it is the biggest scam ever perpetrated. Or, I should say, what some churches offer the world. Some only offer a sense of community or a warm do-gooderism. Some offer … [Read More...]

United Methodist Insight | Who Are We Again?

Faced with cultural and church resistance to a fully rounded gospel message, the Rev. Dan R. Dick encourages United Methodists to remain committed to mission, evangelism and social justice as our Christian identity and purpose. … [Read More...]



Youth 2015 challenged to GO ON . . . with mercy

I don't know about anyone else here at Youth 2015, but I know I'm dragging a bit. There has been a lot going on, and the simple act of walking through this immense hotel and convention center can be draining (according to Google Fit, I've been … [Read More...]


An Interview With Bishop Gary Mueller

During last night's worship, the communion service was led by two of our United Methodist bishops, Bishop Peggy Johnson of the Philadelphia Episcopal Area, and Bishop Gary Mueller of the Arkansas Episcopal Area. Bishop Mueller sat down with us for a … [Read More...]


A Pre-Worship Update….

Wow! Day 2 at Youth 2015 has been action packed, and I confess that I've gotten behind in updating. After leading a workshop on the Internet and discipleship, I then watched Anna lead over 200 girls in her workshop, #Likeagirl, which looked at self … [Read More...]


Anna’s Take on Day 1

Hey guys, this is Anna. My dad has been doing most of the writing so far, but I'm here too and want to share my experience. Youth 2015 has been really great so far. Tonight's opening service and it was amazing. My own youth group unfortunately … [Read More...]


Challenges? We laugh in the face of challenges!

It's been a long day and like any first day of an event the size of Youth 2015, it's come with a few challenges along the way. And yet, as is often true in youth ministry as well, adaptability was the star of the day as people patiently waited to … [Read More...]

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