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The angle of thankfulness

Seasons of life require courage and right angle.

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?

A Christmas gift from Dad

Delivering poinsettias with Dad

The Rev. John Kasper shares what he learned about our relationship with God when delivering Christmas poinsettias with his dad.

Living in the harbor of faith

Take your fear to the harbor of faith

Ryan Dunn tells the story of John Wesley’s voyage with the Moravians and what they taught him about faith and dealing with fear.

Watch for God to show up

A deer reminds Elizabeth of God

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.

Redeeming the season

Season of Prayer

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.”

God and holy construction work

Road construction ahead

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.

Hard realities and beautiful dreams

Light shines on dreams

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.

Fresh thoughts on means of grace

Stained glass with Wesleys and statement of grace.

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.

Get a snack and some rest

Man and dog get rest

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.

How can I keep from singing?

Laurie Haller singing with her brother

“It’s breaking my heart,” says Bishop Laurie Haller. She explains that coronavirus makes choral singing “a super-spreader event.”