The Rev. Laurie Haller believes that The United Methodist Church is poised to make an enormous difference in the world — if it embraces the diverse roots that have allowed Christianity to take root and grow.
Churches are often afraid of what might happen if they find their “sweet spot,” but the Rev. Laurie Haller contends that’s precisely what creates vital congregations and people, too.
A chance encounter with a super-friendly server in a local deli gives the Rev. Laurie Haller some insights in what makes a congregation genuinely welcoming to visitors.
The killing of a transgender woman known to her church prompts the Rev. Laurie Haller to demand justice for the small community of transgender people.
Visiting the 2015 session of the Baltimore-Washington Annual Conference, the Rev. Laurie Haller finds a link between the historic questions asked of ordinands and the church’s call to ministry today.