Tag: Jack Harnish
Mighty wind and quiet stream
Reflecting on the recent Asbury revival, Bishop David Alan Bard invites us this Lent to look for spiritual transformation in both dramatic experiences and everyday disciplines.
Your happy place and sacred space
Retired pastor Jack Harnish has felt what research has proven, that spending time outdoors is good for the body and soul.
Holy conferencing in a time of unknowing
Through deep listening and holy conversation, three Michigan United Methodist congregations have been meeting to discern whether they will remain United Methodist or choose to disaffiliate.
Living with hope in this odd space
In this op-ed, retired pastor Jack Harnish believes last week’s North Central Jurisdictional Conference modeled what he believes The United Methodist Church is to become.
United Methodists head to the polls
United Methodists should review what General Conference has said in the Book of Resolutions as they reflect on the issues facing our state and nation and the candidates who run… Continue Reading United Methodists head to the polls
Pastor appreciation from a preacher in the pew
Retired pastor Jack Harnish reflects on what it means to be a preacher in the pew during Pastor Appreciation Month.
Who needs a queen?
Jack Harnish reflects on the recent passing of Queen Elizabeth II and offers some wonderings about why her death touches us so deeply.
‘Listen to your life’
Frederick Buechner’s writings nurtured a whole generation of preachers and writers, including many United Methodists, by his creative and careful use of words in communicating the precious gifts of life.
One thing they have in common
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
“Words really do matter,” says the Rev. Jack Harnish as he takes a look at the language in our baptismal vows.