Soul food … the oil of gladness

Chaplain Gil Boersma reflects on a favorite snack and the nature of prayer.

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Keeping faith with cancer

In the midst of a health crisis, United Methodist pastor Jason Micheli shares about himself and his faith.

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Dollars for marketing

Marketing is intensely theological. We even have a name for it … evangelism.

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Support UMCOR Sunday

UMCOR has evolved over its 76 year history but the care for God’s hurting people endures.

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How far will I go?

A Disney character sheds light on the experiences of a young adult transforming the world in Detroit.

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Lent begins March 1

Lent begins on March 1st. Ten ways to make Ash Wednesday more than an ordinary day.

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When volunteers aren’t working

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This edition of Leading Ideas addresses what to do when the wrong people are on the bus.

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Faces of healthy governance

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A church’s method of governance should spring from the congregation’s values.

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It worked then…not now

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“Times change,” says Carey Nieuwhof. What worked 10 years ago may not work today.

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US-2s lead God-focused lives

US-2 Kayla Flannery is now assigned for service at Motown Mission in Detroit.

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