The DRF (Dialogue on Religion and Faith), a team of abolitionist scholars, recently gathered to study a journal written in 1839 by David Stedman Ingraham. The group includes Michigan pastor… Continue Reading Precious journal brings scholars together
Glenn Wagner remembers a friend whose life-changing decision to love, after the example of Christ, remains a source of encouragement.
Deaconesses have been serving the Methodist Church since 1890. Valerie Mossman-Celestin is one of four deaconesses serving in The Michigan Conference. Here’s how God touched her life and sent her… Continue Reading Finding God’s fingerprints in Haiti
Glenn Wagner shares the life-changing impact of hospitality as taught in the Bible and experienced in real life. How can you share the gift of hospitality?
Glenn Wagner writes about memories that shape the lives of others, those that have been important in his own faith formation, and important memories from the Bible.
Singing the Lord’s Song at the Opening Worship of the Michigan Annual Conference acknowledged the “heartache of the past year” and God’s healing power.
There is much in life today that could use some positive influence. The Rev. Glenn Wagner explores the power we have to help people and events change direction for the… Continue Reading Who did you influence today?
The Bible says that great beginnings don’t just happen. Here are examples of how pastors and laity have partnered with God to do the cultivation needed to nurture new life.
When it comes to Christian education, relationships are more important than the curriculum’s content, says Kathy Pittenger, Coordinator of Children’s Initiatives for The Michigan Conference.
The world rejoiced when pharmaceutical companies announced the shipment of the COVID vaccine. Rev. Glenn Wagner celebrates and turns his attention to other great afflictions.