Daily connections fill rural life

A Louisiana pastor talks about the blessings to be found and the lessons to be learned in the rural church.

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Forward with privacy or transparency

Reaction is mixed to the Commission on a Way Forward’s practice of meeting behind closed doors. 

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Order and chaos

Lessons learned at sea inform Rev. John Boley’s observations about the church and politics.

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Living the American dream up north

Thoughts on religious freedom from a pastor who retired to Benzie County.

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Think on these things

Lessons learned while a kid on a tractor come back to Rev. Benton Heisler as he reflects upon the Christian life.

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Summertime in the UMC

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A United Methodist pastor reflects on Jesus’ parables from the farm and the future of the UMC.

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The last one

For two years this US-2 has served the NOAH Project in Detroit. Now it’s time to say, “Goodbye.”

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Once a Scout, always a Scout

A Boy Scout reflects on United Methodist support for Scouting and about the Scout oath.

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Caring for covenants

Bishop David Bard reflects upon covenants in the context of the easy-living of summer.

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Traveling on

While we might not go ‘to the ends of the earth” in body, we can go there in spirit through The Advance.

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