Some trees on her walk through the neighborhood were a glory to behold. Colorful and straight. Then there was that slanted evergreen. Why was it growing at an angle?
The Rev. John Kasper shares what he learned about our relationship with God when delivering Christmas poinsettias with his dad.
Ryan Dunn tells the story of John Wesley’s voyage with the Moravians and what they taught him about faith and dealing with fear.
After seeing a deer in her backyard and watching it for five minutes or so, Pastor Elizabeth Hurd found herself thinking about the ways that God breaks into our lives.
Uncertain times present an opportunity for “redeeming the season,” says Bishop David Bard. He adds, “Redeeming the season remembers that we are involved in a long work.”
Last June, he and his wife moved into the parsonage in Lansing. It was several months before the road construction outside the house did not disrupt their lives. Pastor Robert Blanchard reflects.
We may be exhausted, but United Methodists can still dream dreams of new life. The Rev. Paul Perez, new Director of Connectional Ministry for The Michigan Conference, offers hope.
Bishop David Bard asserts that during this time of ongoing pandemic, “Such a moment asks that we think more deeply about the means of grace.” He shares about online communion.
From the beginning, when God blessed the seventh day, scripture tells us that rest is a good thing. Pastor Dillon Burns reflects on that topic in this video devotion.
“It’s breaking my heart,” says Bishop Laurie Haller. She explains that coronavirus makes choral singing “a super-spreader event.”