Like everything else in this summer of 2020, Independence Day will not be observed in the usual ways. Take this opportunity to pray for God’s people and their leaders.
“It seems to me that the first Civil War never ended, at least not in our hearts,” says the Rev. Chris Momany as he denounces the durability of white supremacy throughout American history.
The Rev. John Boley suggests that recognizing the grief behind the anger of protests happening across the U.S. may provide new understanding and the way forward for change.
“We bicycle forward. Nothing is standing still,” says Michigan Lay Leader Anne Soles. She surveys the changes taking place in the church and the nation.
Now, more than ever, life requires that we make significant decisions. Daily. Our choices are often complicated and come with consequences. How can we cope?
The Rev. Benton Heisler lifts the mission of The Michigan Conference as a means of aligning attention and resources in the long-haul battle against racism.
In this month’s Joyful Journey blog, Bishop David Bard, with heart broken open, talks about the appropriate place of politics in our decision making about coronavirus and actions against racism.
Bishop David Bard reflects on the coronavirus pandemic and catastrophic flooding in this Pentecost message to the Michigan Conference.
“The Ultimate Gift” is about vulnerability and loss. That makes it a good movie to watch during this Stay-Home-Stay-Safe time.
The Rev. Chris Momany reflects on the sacred worth of all persons after hearing an economist refer to millions of Americans as “human capital stock.”