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Remember these days. Jesus would.

Shofar helps News remember

This month Jews will observe two of their holiest days, Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Jesus would have surely observed these holy days. So, we remember them, too.

Living a life of trust

Trust between father and son

Rev. Glenn Wagner turns to scripture, history, and experience to describe the value of a life lived out of trust rather than deceit.

7 tips for coping with COVID

Coping with life during crisis

“Discombobulating” is one word the Rev. Glenn Wagner uses to describe our current times. He then offers tips and tools for coping with the challenges of life in the shadow of COVID-19.

Lessons from the Wilderness

St. George's Monastery in the wilderness of Israel.

Life-changing things happen in the wilderness. The Rev. Glenn Wagner describes what happened to Jesus and what happened to him in the remote desert in Israel.

On the road toward change

Cloud points road to change

A dead-end road taught the Rev. Glenn Wagner “an important lesson about myself and about human nature in general that I never forgot.”

Do you have ears to hear?

Ears to the wall sculpture

The Rev. Glenn Wagner says that listening is very important, today as Bible times. He notes, “Jesus and Solomon both suggest that our ears are important in our discipleship.”

Bethlehem from different angles

Looking at the angles of travel to Bethlehem

Did you attend a Christmas pageant this season? How close do you think those bathrobe-clad actors came to capturing the royal birth in Bethlehem? Rev. Glenn Wagner takes us back to that first Christmas.

Grandparenting is grand indeed!

Grandparenting includes neighbor kids

Now in a new role of “Poppa,” the Rev. Glenn Wagner takes a practical and biblical look at what it means to join the ranks of the 70 million people grandparenting in the U.S. today.

Seeing is believing

Seeing classic art like this mosaic in Israel

People learn in different ways. Glenn Wagner, a visual learner, talks about seeing many powerful ways that faith comes alive as he visits United Methodist churches across Michigan.

A perfect day with Hamilton! Almost.

Perfect scene of creation brought to mind experiencing Hamilton

What do the musical Hamilton and the opening chapters of the Book of Genesis have in common? Glenn Wagner explains.