Following in faithfulness
As Christians, we’re called to follow Jesus, for he is the primary influencer over our lives empowering us and shaping how we respond to whatever comes our way.
Words that matter today
“Words really do matter,” says the Rev. Jack Harnish as he takes a look at the language in our baptismal vows.
NCJ Conf takes bold steps forward
In the spirit of Isaiah, the Rev. Kennetha Bigham-Tsai, chief connectional officer of The UMC, reflects on the covenant made by the delegates to the North Central Jurisdictional Conference.
Happy Birthday, Church!
This year the church celebrates Pentecost, the 50th day after Easter, on May 23. It’s a time to claim and live out the spiritual gifts God has given.
Faith to hang on and keep going
In this month’s Joyful Journey, Bishop David Bard shares about a squirrel hanging onto a branch in the wind. It reminds him how faith and trust in Christ hold us… Continue Reading Faith to hang on and keep going
Church school lesson comes alive
A great-grandmother reports how the Linden United Methodist church blessed and was blessed by a faith-filled young disciple named Aubrey, who took the church school lesson seriously.
Hymnal Committee seeks your material
The Hymnal Revision Committee is asking creative people to submit new materials for possible inclusion in the next UM Hymnal.
Vowing to resist evil and injustice
United Methodists are sent into the world to engage in the struggle for reconciliation.
What is expected of godparents?
Have you been asked to be a godparent for a child. What does that invitation mean?
Original sin or original blessing?
In his blog, Monday Memo, the Rev. Jack Harnish looks at the contrast between self-reliance and God-dependence.