Democracies can turn into dictatorships. The Rev. John Boley summarizes what a history professor, Timothy Snyder, has to say to those who would oppose a slide toward tyranny and authoritarianism.
Rev. John Boley is giving up potatoes for the sake of his health. As he looks ahead to the future of The United Methodist Church, he lists other things he… Continue Reading Giving up boiled potatoes
Acknowledging that actions taken in The United Methodist Church have generated both anger and hurt, Rev. John Boley encourages a turn toward new opportunities.
In this month’s blog, Drinking the Cup, the Rev. John Boley speaks about a series of personal encounters made possible by decades-long connections in The United Methodist Church.
In this edition of Drinking the Cup, the Rev. John Boley takes a look at human kindness as the root of true justice in the world.
The Rev. John Boley takes a long look at our present day stress in church and world, through the lens of scripture, theology and history. He offers words of assurance… Continue Reading In times of upheaval
The Appointive Cabinet just finished a week-long retreat. Clergy Assistant John Boley reflects on the trends, challenges, joys and realities of the appointment making process.
Great music, like the Messiah. Powerful prophecy from Isaiah. These point us to the true meaning of Christmas and God’s gifts of justice and peace.
In this edition of, “Drinking the Cup,” the Rev. John Boley talks about the unity found in following the God of the temple and the tabernacle.
The Rev. John Boley reflects on two recent experiences: the confirmation hearings for Judge Brett Kavanaugh and a Sexual Ethics Conference hosted by COSROW.