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Jackie Robinson, man of faith

Jackie Robinson collage

Jackie Robinson prayed for strength and courage after many a Brooklyn Dodgers game. God answered his prayers and opened the door for future athletes.

5 summertime giving tips

Giving joy through ice cream

“The offering is not a transactional experience – it should be transcendent,” says Desie Delve Scheuermann. She suggests five ways to stay ahead of the summer slump in giving.

The Bible keeps us learning

Bible for young and old

Pastor Dillon Burns reflects on how you are never too young or too old for the Bible to teach you about the purpose and meaning of life.

Jesus proved every life is a ministry

Ministry opportunities around the world

James Kang, writing for Rethink Church, says now is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to embrace the idea that ministry can happen with “a congregation of one.”

Use of UM materials in online worship

Worship resources for online use

Easy access to essential worship aids continues as the United Methodist Publishing House extends permission for use of UMPH copyrighted materials through December 31, 2021.

Hospitality worthy of gold medals

Japan offers hospitality to the world

Glenn Wagner shares the life-changing impact of hospitality as taught in the Bible and experienced in real life. How can you share the gift of hospitality?

How to livestream worship legally

Livestream with a cell phone

Are you using hymns, videos, and Bible translations appropriately when you livestream your worship? Here are helpful tips from United Methodist Communications.

Building sandcastles, sharing faith

Sandcastles offer an chance to share faith

Dylan Mulligan loves to build sandcastles. For this Georgia Sandman, his handiwork is “more than an activity I enjoyed. It became about taking that talent to glorify God.”

Take some time to just breathe

Inhale. Exhale. Breathe.

When the weight of life becomes too heavy, it is important to pause and simply inhale and exhale. “Just breathe.” says Rev. Dr. Margie Crawford. “Listen for God’s quiet voice in the stillness.”

What my yard teaches about faith

Roses grow in Blanchard's yard

Robert and Keri Blanchard both like working in the yard, even though they know that someone else may be those who enjoy the beauty and fruit of it.