Sermon Text: Philippians 4:10-13, Matthew 13:44-46 There’s a pastor I follow on Twitter named Derek Rishmawy. He writes for Christianity Today magazine. He’s Presbyterian, but he’s still okay. And I don’t know what exactly was happening in the news on February 7 at 10:25 a.m. when he posted this, but I suspect there was something […]
Three Nashville-area United Methodist churches are picking up the pieces after suffering heavy damaged from overnight tornadoes March 3.
A dream of liberating and caring for migrant children turns into a nightmare at the reality of inhumane treatment in U.S. border camps, writes Cynthia B. Astle.
United Methodists are infected with the virus of mistrust borne of fear and doubt, threatening to cause the worldwide denomination to fail in its charge to bring faith, hope and love to the world, contends Cynthia B. Astle.
On this day in 1815, Napoleon Bonaparte escaped from Elba, an island off the northwestern coast of Italy. Exiled there in May 1814, the French emperor was permitted to retain […]
Our Life and death is with our neighbor. If we gain our brother, we have gained God, but if we scandalize our neighbor, we have sinned against Christ. — Abba Anthony When Jesus was questioned by the religious leaders of … Continue reading →
Over the last few weeks, we’ve shared some thoughts and ideas from the journey through the book of Hebrews. The main point of the post “Architect and Builder” is that you should choose to build your life by following the … Continue reading →
“You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever” – Steve Jobs Looking back, I fully trust in my ‘gut, destiny, life’ God […]
The Rev. Tim McClendon has a cautiously hopeful attitude regarding the “Protocol of Reconciliation & Grace Through Separation,” but he sees possible hazards in the proposal.
I can do everything through Him who gives me strength. – Philippians 4:13 The scripture above and other memorized scriptures can be very useful when faced with pressure moments in life. As we find the goodness of the Word, collected … Continue reading →