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One thing they have in common

Affirm our common humanity

What do mass shooters have in common? The Rev. Jack Harnish notes that most are white males targeting racial minorities. He adds, “In the long run, I have to believe… Continue Reading One thing they have in common

Words that matter today

Baptismal words at the font

“Words really do matter,” says the Rev. Jack Harnish as he takes a look at the language in our baptismal vows.

Why dedicate a month to Black History?

February is Black History Month

Rev. Jack Harnish asserts, “We need a month dedicated to Black History, because most of our history has been white history, told by white writers, focusing on white characters, and… Continue Reading Why dedicate a month to Black History?

Wisdom for living in these times

Sunny times

“We don’t choose the times; the times choose us,” says the Rev. Jack Harnish. However, we can at all times “strive to live and work for the kingdom of God.”

Wesley said, ‘Sing lustily.’

How to sing according to John Wesley

To sing from a printed page is different, says the Rev. Jack Harnish. But while he prefers hymnals, he concludes the main thing is to “just sing” as Wesley instructed.

God bless the boy in the canoe

Kayak meets canoe on Platte River

The Rev. Jack Harnish and friend enjoy a Sunday morning trip on the Platte River. An eight-year-old boy in a canoe with his grandparents shared words “that will stick with… Continue Reading God bless the boy in the canoe

What kind of a God do you believe in?

The God of the Cross and Easter

Pastoring through a pandemic is difficult. Now, as in times of John Wesley, “Best of all, God is with us,” says the Rev. Jack Harnish.

Another reason why I’m staying

The reason staff was in Zimbabwe was AU

Why are you a United Methodist? One reason the Rev. Jack Harnish is a United Methodist is his love for the many projects that are supported by the apportionment system.

Take a deep breath

Beginning of a deep year

“If I was still a local church pastor,” says Rev. Jack Harnish, “I would tell my congregation something like this from the pulpit this morning. ‘Take a deep breath.’”

A prophet for today

Bible, cross, and cup. Tools of a prophet.

Not every prophet lived in Bible Times. Prophetic voices have spoken throughout the ages right up to the present day. The Rev. Jack Harnish speaks of Methodist with a voice… Continue Reading A prophet for today

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