“Few can foresee whither their road will lead them, till they come to its end.” The Two Towers, J.R.R. Tolkien I […]
January 13-16 event in Johannesburg puts biblical story of feeding the 5,000 into modern context.
True Wesleyan holiness is “about experiencing the joy of perfect belonging through our love of God and then spreading that joy to others through our love of neighbor,” not just following rules, writes the Rev. Morgan Guyton.
Call To Worship The glory of the Lord has risen upon you. We will arise, we will shine, for our light has come. All the nations will see you shine. Even in the darkness of this world, you will shine. Even in the darkness of people’s hearts and mi…
Arise, shine; for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you. For behold, even though darkness covers the earth, and deep darkness the people; the Lord will arise upon you, and his glory will be seen upon you. Nations shall come to your light, and kings to the brightness … Continue reading Isaiah 60:1-5, 6b – My Paraphrase
What will the headline about the UMC read after General Conference 2019? Probably not much different than the one on this New Years Day, but will quote bishops, rather than patriarchs, for the comments. And it will be all about money, clothed with the …
During the month of December, I’ve prepared a series of daily devotionals to help my church get ready for and celebrate Christmas. I created a booklet (if you’d like a copy, let me know), but I’ll also post devotionals each day on my blog. Devotional Text: Luke 2:13-14 Linus, in A Charlie Brown Christmas, understood […]
My pastor for many years Steve Ramsdell once said in a sermon, “Why put off a gift that you can use for a lifetime and beyond? It is the gift of God’s love for us through His son Jesus”. I … Continue reading →
After our worship services last night, I had a really great Christmas Eve with The Judge and The Divine Miss M. I am only now able to write about it. We snuck into Calle Doce on Skillman for Christmas Eve margaritas and Mexican food just before closing time. Because, why not? From there, we drove […]