Category: Faith & Life
John E. Harnish reflects on how he finds great comfort in knowing that the Holy Spirit can still work through our very human church with all its squabbles to bring… Continue Reading Pentecostal squabbles
Keep Christ in the center
Nearing retirement, Rev. John Hice reflects on his hope-filled seminary days, the challenging intervening years, and how he’s kept his ministry focus on Christ.
Remembering our mothers
Retired pastor Sondra Willobee thinks back upon the women who have nurtured and mentored her, including her mother, a polio survivor, who taught her much about faith and life.
Reclaiming the history behind Mother’s Day
Did you know the idea for a day to honor all mothers was started by faithful Methodist women? Rev. Faith Timmons looks at the holiday’s humble beginnings and thanks God… Continue Reading Reclaiming the history behind Mother’s Day
Finding rebirth in all of creation
On Good Friday, Rev. Jodie Flessner saw a glimpse of what it means to fully trust all of creation to God’s redemptive power.
Each drop does matter
Having access to clean water is vital to life for people all over the world. As we approach Earth Day on April 22, Cheryl Bistayi reflects on this and challenges… Continue Reading Each drop does matter
‘You rode with Jesus’
Retired pastor John E. Harnish reflects on what it means to ride with Jesus again through the painful yet glorious moments of Holy Week and Easter.
Seeing the wounds in the wounded
Carl Gladstone, Director of Motor City Wesley, concludes our series of devotions from campus ministry leaders by lifting up the hymn-making ministry of his students and the space they make… Continue Reading Seeing the wounds in the wounded
Inspect your spiritual garden
In these final days leading up to Easter, Rev. Faith Timmons encourages us to inspect the garden of our lives and identify anything that threatens destruction and death. Doing so… Continue Reading Inspect your spiritual garden
Jesus was a public educator
Throughout Lent, campus ministry leaders will provide devotions based on the Gospel lectionary scriptures. Jeff Williams, Chair of the Division of Higher Education and Campus Ministry, looks to the example… Continue Reading Jesus was a public educator