Bishop David Alan Bard expresses gratitude for the Christlike kindness he and his family have received following his mother’s death.
Rev. Dr. Sherry Parker-Lewis recommends creating a well-rounded “dream team” that brings together a variety of skills and gifts to steward your church’s finances.
Retired pastor Sondra Willobee thinks back upon the women who have nurtured and mentored her, including her mother, a polio survivor, who taught her much about faith and life.
Did you know the idea for a day to honor all mothers was started by faithful Methodist women? Rev. Faith Timmons looks at the holiday’s humble beginnings and thanks God… Continue Reading Reclaiming the history behind Mother’s Day
Sonya Luna reflects on her time working for the Michigan Conference and thanks God for the many wonderful connections that have sustained her.
Glenn Wagner recently returned to his hometown for a pandemic-delayed high school reunion and Sunday morning worship in his home church. He shares his experience of this first extended homecoming… Continue Reading Coming home
Pastor Jack Mannschreck writes about his goal to write a thank-you note each day of the year and the four takeaways he learned from it.
Retired pastor Jack Harnish reflects on what it means to be a preacher in the pew during Pastor Appreciation Month.
The Rev. Dr. Jennifer Browne writes a heartfelt thank-you note to The Michigan Conference for the spirit of maturity, forbearance, and kindness she witnessed during Annual Conference this year.
Pastor Devin Smith shares how the church in Corinth and God’s people in Romeo both learned from Paul’s thoughts about spiritual gifts.