A recent Internet exchange about the meaning of discipleship in the United Methodist Church.
My host family the second week included a son named Sam. He was a joy and acted like many elementary aged kids in America and we had this exchange one afternoon as he came in from school and I sat reading outside:Sam: (a quick sentence I didn’t u…
Today’s mission: 72nd floor of the Westin, shopping at Mall of Georgia
Other Bonuses: flirting with the hair straightener guy, coming up with an idea for a comic duo, eating a cake pop for breakfast, flowers from my man, Varsity for lunch, no…
My First Shoes
My First 40 something Picture
Today’s mission: girls night in!
I have a three year old who has learned very quickly the importance of girls night out (or in). She asks on a fairly regular basis when she and I…
I don’t like to admit how nervous and anxious the whole ordination process made me. But today, I had a hard time focusing on anything and everything. I came into the office and realized I just couldn’t sit still and … Continue reading →
The tragedy of the American church is that we have the greatest resources ever in the history of Christianity and for the most part we’re sitting on them, doing nothing. When we are doing something, most of what we do is for ourselves.
The question, I’m told, is what we should be doing and […]
Follow Jodie on her 100 mile journey.
1 Corinthians 9:24-27
Walking the Walk: Part II
Here is the second of three installments on this little
sermon series entitled Walking the Walk.
Last week we heard from Paul about how we are…
Recently I’ve been thinking a lot about blogging. And honestly, I’ve been thinking about how infrequently I blog. In the past I have found blogging to be cathartic and helpful. In the present, I have a desire to write, but often feel like “…
Not that there’s anything really secret about it. I think I just want to pretend I’m Billie Piper. I am a clergy delegate to the 2012 United Methodist General Conference. For my non-Methodist friends (I do have a few!), this is the once-every-four-years gathering of clergy and lay members of the United Methodist Church, elected […]
In the little bit of television that I get to watch last night was one in which the shows featured their annual Valentine’s Day entrees. Whether through sitcom or sermon this is a perfect time to focus on relationships – with each other and Christ. Both remind me of Lucy and Schroeder from the “Peanuts” […]