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salvaged faith | How long?

As I have sat each morning with my daily devotions it is wonderful to be immersed in one psalm for the entire week. What I find is that each day as I read it, a different verse or sentiment speaks to my soul. These past two weeks have included … [Read More...]

Willis Wired | Centre Grove’s Core Prayers

Some churches have a Core Purpose. Some have Core Values. Perhaps churches should also have Core Prayers! After writing my post on (personal) Core Prayers awhile back, it struck me that Centre Grove UMC has (community) Core Prayers. I included them … [Read More...]

John Meunier | Not the healthy but the sick

Thoughts come to me in odd places some times. I was sitting in the back of a used bookstore in town Wednesday night. I was just sitting and listening to the people in the store. Downstairs, a group of teenagers were playing a role playing game, … [Read More...]

everyday theology | Ban the Ban!

This just in: TVLand has banned Dukes of Hazard reruns! Ok, technically, that’s just not right.  A TV channel doesn’t “ban” shows.  A TV channel chooses which shows to air and which not to air. So, to say that TVLand has … [Read More...]

UMR | GBCS leader responds to church burnings

The Reverend Susan Henry-Crowe, General Secretary of the General Board of Church and Society, released a statement today calling for “Christians who claim a Methodist heritage” to demonstrate love and support for African American churches … [Read More...]

Fear to Fail…or Succeed

This morning, while working on Sunday’s sermon about needs, selfish desires, and worry, I found myself thinking about the fear of failure…and the fear of success. Due to my career in ministry, most of my thoughts center on the church. … [Read More...]

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Fear to Fail…or Succeed

This morning, while working on Sunday’s sermon about needs, selfish desires, and worry, I found myself thinking about the fear of failure…and the fear of success. Due to my career in ministry, most of my thoughts center on the church. … [Read More...]

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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...]

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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...]

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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...]

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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...]

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