Boomers … the next frontier

10,000 Baby Boomers reach retirement age every day. Are you reaching out to them?

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Why I am a United Methodist

Interpreter Magazine asks its readers, “Why are you a United Methodist?”

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Changing face of rural ministry

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An honest look at troubling realities and hopeful signs in America’s heartland.

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Are you ready for 5 types of visitors?

If you want your congregations to grow, you must be willing to let your identity change as your membership does.

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Olympic spirit lives

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Some bad news marred the 2016 Summer Games but there were some other kind acts that didn’t make the headlines.

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UMW Action Alert

United Methodist Women lift up questions that voters are raising in the 2016 election year.

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‘Be a fountain, not a drain.’

In her final blog as Clergy Assistant to the Bishop, Rev. Melanie Carey encourages all to praise and not complaint.

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The real battle

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Adrian College’s Chris Momany, calls the church to live by the counter-cultural approach of “intrinsic worth.”

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Voices of GC2016

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Audio stories capture the spirit and the action of the 2016 General Conference.

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Retired bishop again officiates same-gender nuptials

Retired Bishop Melvin G. Talbert co-officiated at the April 23 wedding of two men at First UMC, Charlotte, NC.

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