Give God your fear

Pews were leaving the building. The pastor panics. Then God speaks to Moses and to her.

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Why I am United Methodist

Another in the series, “Many Voices, One Faith,” shared by the Rev. Kent Millard.

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Giving her utmost

Its cover is gone, its margins are full of notations. But its words still fill this woman’s soul.

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Trusting in God’s goodness

Wide awake in the wee hours? Turn your eyes from the alarm clock to Jesus and find rest.

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Bibles lost and found

http://www.mississippi-umc.org/blogdetail/6899767?mkt_tok=eyJpIjoiWkRRMVptWmpOMlEzWWpVeiIsInQiOiIwYno0U3UxcHBiRXZIOFRiMlREMHVFTFpGWE1KeDFKTGkrNDhmUWlqem00Q0tzeUw0a1lsQ2ZReG9RekNrcGZrZG1CTGUycDR3TGdZaEtHMzlIOWN0VHdBdHdsejJjN2lENEEwR3lxdGRwcz0ifQ%3D%3D #

We all have found left-behind Bibles. But have we taken the time to return them to those named on their pages?

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Faith in face of adversity

http://www.christianitytoday.com/women/2016/july/casserole-toting-church-ladies-hold-secret-to-happiness.html?start=1 #

Megan Hill writes about a different kind of “church lady” in a blog this week’s Christianity Today.

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Is America less religious?

http://magazine.pewtrusts.org/en/archive/winter-2016/are-americans-becoming-less-religious #

“Dave Smith, whose family has farmed potatoes and supported a church in rural Michigan for generations, is finding that lately he’s been getting a lot more out of prayer, Bible reading, and Sunday school.”

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The week before Lent

https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2016-01/february-10-ash-wednesday #

Theologian Malinda Elizabeth Berry examines the lectionary scripture just this side of Ash Wednesday.

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Good grief

MELANIE LEE CAREY Clergy Assistant to the Bishop I lost both of my parents by the time I was 40 years old. 

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“Altogether Christian”

REV. MELANIE CAREY Clergy Assistant to the Bishop I joined a small group at the local church I attend. We are studying Adam Hamilton’s book Revival:  Faith as Wesley Lived it. Each week during our 90 minute meetings, we discuss a chapter of the book, we share about our spiritual practices and our lives, we read

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