He was twenty-seven when he made the trip, feeling enormously grateful for the chance to go and see it all for himself. For even half a millennia ago, the Eternal City was still an ancient destination, filled with all kinds … Continue reading →
What is the relationship between generosity and religious affiliation in America? Thad Austin shares findings from recent research.
As explained in Romans 5:1-11, because of Christ’s life, blood, and death, we have the opportunity for peace with God, access to God, and the glorious hope of being with God throughout eternity. We are justified by faith by accepting … Continue reading →
When it comes to social media, Twitter’s speed and brevity are more disruptive to church attendance than the slower pace of Facebook, responds The Thoughtful Pastor.
After the Las Vegas shooting, United Methodists are wrestling with the public health issue of gun violence in the United States.
During bible study last Tuesday, one of our group asked if we knew the true story about the hymn “Stand-Up, …
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Jeremy Camp, the Indiana-born Christian artist, has released a new album, The Answer. The album as a whole seems to be ordained for such a time as this. With the brokenness and darkness, we see in the world on a daily basis, a message of hope and light is needed. And a reminder that Jesus is the […]
Several times in the process of playing my role of “voice crying in the wilderness” against the plague of Trump […]
Let us, then, feel very sure that we can come before God’s throne where there is grace. There we can receive mercy and grace to help us when we need it. – Hebrews 4:16 In the post “Purpose of the … Continue reading →
After their experience with Hurricane Charlie, the Rev. Jerry Eckert and his wife Ann weren’t going to wait around to see if Hurricane Irma battered their home in Port Charlotte, Fla.