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 me,” Jack says.
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.
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.
“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.’”
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 for peace and justice, E. Stanley Jones.
Michigan disciples are transforming the world. Michigan Conference Communications introduces two new writers, who will assist in telling their stories.
“Are you King of the Jews?” Jack Harnish ponders Pilate’s question on the day known as Christ the King Sunday.
Jack Harnish returns to the words of Albert Outler to encourage a “truly catholic” spirit.
A Boy Scout reflects on United Methodist support for Scouting and about the Scout oath.
What Michigan United Methodist is using his grandfather’s loom to raise money to feed the hungry and clothe the neighbor?