As churches in communities around Michigan host Trunk or Treat events, the Rev. Jack Harnish defends the celebration of Halloween and encourages folks to look for evil where it truly resides.
The Ebony Bishops of The United Methodist Church are calling for African American clergy and laity to have a voice in The United Methodist Church’s future.
Not every prophet lived in Bible Times. Prophetic voices have spoken throughout the ages right up to the present day. The Rev. Jack Harnish speaks of Methodist with a voice for peace and justice, E. Stanley Jones.
Thirty-six United Methodist scholars will be in Dallas August 7-8 to discuss next steps for the UMC. Watch at home or join others to become informed and to shape the conversation.
Rev. Chris Ritter says of the Bard-Jones Plan, “They want to end our impasse by providing a means of separation.”
Will the denomination act toward schism or splinter? The author says it’s still too soon to tell what might happen. He urges careful consideration of consequences.
Personal space can have a “profound impact on who we are and how we relate to the world,” says the Rev. Glenn Wagner reflecting on a recent trip to England.
What does John Wesley teach United Methodists today on how to live and serve with fellow Methodists with varying opinions? The Rev. Steven W. Manskar, talks about “Christian perfection.”
The current issue of Circuit Rider Magazine offers ten perspectives concerning possibilities for the UMC future plus some practical counsel.
Rev. Kennetha Bigham-Tsai chairs the UMC’s Connectional Table. She shares about rich connections she experienced at her home Annual Conference.