Donna Pritchard has experienced the power of extravagant hospitality as a delegate to General Conference.
“May the Lord be with You!” This is an ancient salutation and blessing
These three sermons and all the sermons and Sunday School lessons that I do not specifically remember, created the foundation for the formation of my faith as a United Methodist
I think about governance as we move toward General Conference 2016 in Portland
This year as we gather we will mark the 200th anniversary of the African Methodist Episcopal church. We celebrate our brothers and sister in Christ born out of our own racism.
I’ve been a church nerd my entire life, and a Methonerd* since 1991. Spending all those years in mainline denominations means I’ve been surrounded by words spoken in a religious context. On Sunday mornings we often get many of the same words: familiar liturgy, songs and hymns we’ve heard many times, scriptures that come up every three years if your pastor uses the lectionary. We also get some words that change but are not surprising: prayer requests, benedictions, and sermons, even if they’re ...
Josh Hauser shares the view that we need to change our thinking.
Will General Conference be able to see the need to focus on Christ's work?
I’m in the middle of reading through the 1,488 page Daily Christian Advocate