How are we to respond when witnessing the painful ways humans treat each other? Naomi García looks within to unlearn passive behavior and to cultivate a courageous heart and grace-filled… Continue Reading Cultivate a courageous heart
The Rev. Dr. Jennifer Browne writes a heartfelt thank-you note to The Michigan Conference for the spirit of maturity, forbearance, and kindness she witnessed during Annual Conference this year.
In his Cabinet Report to the 2022 Michigan Annual Conference, the Rev. Dr. Jerome DeVine asserts that scripture and history demonstrate, “No one expression of the Church is the ‘one… Continue Reading Looking for the one true Church
Three phrases from a high school track coach have stuck with Paul Perez over the years. Here’s how they apply to the Michigan Annual Conference.
On April 4, Patrick Lyoya was killed by a Grand Rapids Police officer. His pastor, Banza Mukalay of Restoration Community UMC in Wyoming, MI, remembers a brother and a friend.
In this month’s Joyful Journey, Bishop David Bard moves our focus forward on matters engaging the “heart and soul problems” in the nation and the church.
The Rev. LuAnn Rourke, Superintendent of the Heriage District, talks about how she enjoyed math. She turns to the words of the Apostle Paul as she ponders tackling long division.
What do mass shooters have in common? The Rev. Jack Harnish notes that most are white males targeting racial minorities. He adds, “In the long run, I have to believe… Continue Reading One thing they have in common
The Rev. Paul Perez talks about “the heart and hope” of United Methodism through the life of his mom and growing up years in Newburg UMC in Livonia.
Bishop Peter Storey, one of the world’s significant Christian leaders, encouraged efforts to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world during a recent visit in Michigan.