This will be the back page for the Sunday, June 03, 2018 (2nd Sunday after Pentecost, Year B) bulletin of Fishkill UMC. For my doctoral work, I needed to synthesize two chemical compounds. For the first compound, I was going … Continue reading →
Listen Now! May 30, 2018 Genesis 6:5-9 5 The Lord saw how great the wickedness of the human race had become on the earth, and that every inclination of the thoughts of the human heart was only evil all the time. 6 The Lord regretted that he had made human beings on the earth, and his heart
The fact that so many white Christians today have incorporated “respect for the flag” into their “Christian” value system demonstrates the degree to which patriotism has secularized their Christianity, writes the Rev. Morgan Guyton.
Qualities like generosity, kindness, humility, and honesty are commended in Proverbs 28. To receive these qualities, we need patience and persistence. The first step is to fit into God’s plan for us. Keep going to Him in prayer to receive … Continue reading →
The story of Jesus’ Ascension, to the Rev. William D. Cotton, was a political statement against the evil Roman Empire—a way of saying that we know one who in life or death is greater than Caesars.
The Book of Acts tells stories about God’s Spirit doing big things. Our story this Sunday contains one of the biggest shifts the early church experienced. The disciples are surprised and amazed at what God’s power can do! Have you ever wondered how to tell if God is moving? How can we discover what God […]
The Rev. Rich Peck pays an instructive time-travel visit to his 24-year-old newly ordained self to find some perspective on the special called 2019 General Conference.
It seems that every group I am involved in is working for social change. Things like: changing the justice system […]
The 2012 General Conference commissioned the Board of Church and Society to do a total rewrite of the United Methodist Social Principles. The project is moving toward completion with the publication of the first draft of the proposed new principles. The aims in drafting the new principles were to make them: More succinct More theologically grounded More […]
What does it profit me to gain a complete resume, but lose my soul?