Since his great-grandmother’s funeral, musician James W. Story’ mission has been to keep African American spirituals relevant for future generations.
United Methodists have a mission statement but do they have the time and the understanding to take disciple-making and world-transforming seriously? Glenn Wagner says, “Yes!”
The Rev. Jack Amick, Director of Global Migration for The United Methodist Committee on Relief, offers eight poems that reflect on acts of faithfulness and compassion in our present age.
The posture of prayer is the subject of this reflection by Rev. Dave Barnhart, who suggests that praying is an activity that engages the whole body and spirit.
Did you attend a Christmas pageant this season? How close do you think those bathrobe-clad actors came to capturing the royal birth in Bethlehem? Rev. Glenn Wagner takes us back to that first Christmas.
In the United States, we call them poinsettias. In Mexico, they are known as La Flor de Nochebuena. Learn more about the symbolism of the Christmas flower.
Family gatherings and traditions can sometimes cause tension. This pastor reminds us that Jesus was not without family baggage himself.
Now in a new role of “Poppa,” the Rev. Glenn Wagner takes a practical and biblical look at what it means to join the ranks of the 70 million people grandparenting in the U.S. today.
Lord’s Mountain Orphanage in Zambia is an EngageMI ministry partner. Buildings were constructed by gifts of the West Michigan Conference. Hope is built by God’s love.
United Methodist responses to the annual wildfires in California include immediate help and longer-term efforts to tend to the needs of those who’ve been through traumatic events.