Nearing retirement, Rev. John Hice reflects on his hope-filled seminary days, the challenging intervening years, and how he’s kept his ministry focus on Christ.
Rev. Scott Harmon wrestles with what new adventures in faithful living God is calling the church to today.
In this Advent edition of Joyful Journey, Bishop David Bard encourages us to open our hearts, our lives, and our communities so Jesus can show up in us and through… Continue Reading Prepare our hearts for Jesus
Mark Einselen served on the staff at Crystal Springs Camp from 2007-2011. He reflects on the history of the place and future hope.
Glenn Wagner remembers a friend whose life-changing decision to love, after the example of Christ, remains a source of encouragement.
Dylan Mulligan loves to build sandcastles. For this Georgia Sandman, his handiwork is “more than an activity I enjoyed. It became about taking that talent to glorify God.”
Robert and Keri Blanchard both like working in the yard, even though they know that someone else may be those who enjoy the beauty and fruit of it.
How did Gates Brown make it to the major leagues as a Detroit Tiger? Pastor Scott Sherrill tells the story.
Yoga is only one way of connecting with self. Whitney Simpson suggests practices that “help you more fully discover the person God created.”
How do we grow in Christian maturity? Bishop Bard notes that growth is difficult in the social media age. He encourages intellectual curiosity, complex thinking, and a generous spirit.