Honoring our vows: promise to pray

The first in a five-part series looking at United Methodists’ membership vows.

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Radical faith for everyday

Intentionality guides two West Michigan women’s efforts to bring diversity and community into their families’ lives.

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Home Words Bound

In his February blog, Benton Heisler reflects on God’s blessings, with or without sunshine.

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A re-tradition of Wesley’s class

A new ‘class’ is coming. This is Part 3 of a three-part story on disciple making yesterday and today.

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Wesley believed Black Lives Matter

Calling himself, “a white, middle-aged man who is an elder in the UMC,” Steve Manskar examines his racial biases.

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5 things the UMC does right

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Pastor and consultant Marty Cauley states, “This is my church, this is my family, and I’m staying.”

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Meet Michigan transformers

KAY DeMOSS Senior Editor-Writer, Michigan Area Seeking revitalization in the New Year? The Michigan Area introduces the Trinity of Transformation … three staff members who are ready to assist churches on the journey to new life. Dirk Elliott. Naomi Garcia. Gary Step. These faces are not new to the West Michigan and Detroit conferences. But

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Discipleship for Dummies

http://doroteos2.com/2015/10/07/christian-discipleship-for-dummies/ #

The Rev. Dan R. Dick writes the blog “United Methodeviations.” Dan calls himself “an advocate for a more loving, inclusive church for the 21st century and beyond.”

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