National Spanish Heritage Month is a time to examine critical issues for Latinos. “Addressing racism requires more than resolutions and specialized minority ministries,” one retired pastor writes.
The Rev. Sondra Willobee reflects on police and protesters as she re-assembles a pair of kitchen scissors. She says, “We should look for the things that hold us together.”
The Rev. Jack Harnish and friend enjoy a Sunday morning trip on the Platte River. An eight-year-old boy in a canoe with his grandparents shared words “that will stick with me,” Jack says.
The Rev. Benton Heisler calls pondering life alone with God in your favorite workshop a home improvement project. “We are living in that tension of the Kingdom of God being both here and now … This is not our eternal home.”
What does it take to remain faithful during a season of loss? Bishop David Bard asserts that, as followers of Jesus, learning about self-giving love is important.
Four civil rights veterans encourage people of faith to get involved. Panelists speak out for justice during a United Methodist town hall with the theme, “Seasoned leaders discuss dismantling racism.”
We live in challenging times, says the Rev. Scott Harmon. He encourages churches to be ready for transformation as they follow the Holy Spirit into the new thing that God is doing in our midst.
2020 marks the 70th anniversary of the beginning of the Korean War. A young immigrant expresses her earnest hope that there will no longer be a border between the north and the south.
A morning TV show reminds Bishop David Bard of the importance of small moments for happiness. He expresses gratitude for such times he has experienced in the weeks just past.
Ten years ago the Heisler family spent time in the waves of Lake Michigan. Much has changed but individuals and congregations continue to ride the waves of change. “Put on your gear!”