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Our missionary tells his story

Missionary in Cameroon

He heard a call to become a missionary during a prayer session in seminary. Nkemba and Mbwizu Ndjungu have since served the Lord in Africa and Central America.

A Christmas gift from Dad

Delivering poinsettias with Dad

The Rev. John Kasper shares what he learned about our relationship with God when delivering Christmas poinsettias with his dad.

Giving thanks in 2020

Prayers of thanks

While there is a pandemic in progress, the Rev. Glenn Wagner reminds us to give thanks for our heritage, the benefits of being a U.S. citizen, and a God who loves us.

What’s in your toolkit?

Toolkit available for church leaders

She received a toolkit in seminary. Now the Rev. Dr. Jennifer Browne assembles a toolkit for use by pastors, church members, and leaders experiencing burnout.

A tool to grow spirit’s fruits

Fruits of the spirit

Enneagram is a tool that has been around a long time. Laura Witkowski encourages its use for both spiritual growth, nurturing relationships, and team building.

Let the love of Jesus rule

The politics of Jesus

“We are faced with the real challenge of seeking to love our neighbor as ourselves,” says the Rev. Paul Perez as the country moves into the future following the love of Jesus.

Watch for God to show up

A deer reminds Elizabeth of God

After seeing a deer in her backyard and watching it for five minutes or so, Pastor Elizabeth Hurd found herself thinking about the ways that God breaks into our lives.

Redeeming the season

Season of Prayer

Uncertain times present an opportunity for “redeeming the season,” says Bishop David Bard. He adds, “Redeeming the season remembers that we are involved in a long work.”

Jesus speaks when we are tired

Tired feet on a fall hike

“I’m tired of this!” says the Rev. Jodie Flessner as she navigates a health crisis. She turns to the gospel to find strength and purpose for the journey.

Patience key in election bishop says

Vote and have patience

“I encourage patience with our election process,” says Bishop David Bard. He also offers a prayer as the nation heads toward the general election on November 3, 2020.