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Cheering for the underdogs

Family cheering the underdogs

What happens in football can happen in the church. Underdogs can win despite what pundits, sportscasters, and fans may think.

We face a new frontier

What we see of earth from space

Today, says the Rev. Dr. Margie Crawford, “We are being asked to see ourselves, our faith, and our relationship with our Lord in a different way.”

Take some time to just breathe

Inhale. Exhale. Breathe.

When the weight of life becomes too heavy, it is important to pause and simply inhale and exhale. “Just breathe.” says Rev. Dr. Margie Crawford. “Listen for God’s quiet voice… Continue Reading Take some time to just breathe

God’s there in the minutes

Minutes with coffee

Rev. Dr. Margie Crawford dedicates a song — 525, 600 Minutes — as a tribute to all who have lost family and friends to the coronavirus.

‘Every valley shall be exalted’

Woman on cliff overlooking valley.

A side trip during a tour of the Holy Land was a highlight for the Rev. Margie Crawford. Her time in the valley taught her something about faith for today’s… Continue Reading ‘Every valley shall be exalted’

Love is everywhere in our churches

Churches continue to feed the hungry

This is the second in a series of reflections by District Superintendents of The Michigan Conference on life and faith during the COVID-19 era. The Rev. Dr. Margie Crawford shares… Continue Reading Love is everywhere in our churches

Celebrate your tapestry of faith

Girl remembers her family and faith

The Rev. Dr. Margie Crawford encourages us to remember our legacy. Take time to celebrate the members of your personal and faith family tree.

‘The Ultimate Gift’

The ultimate gift doesn't come in a box.

“The Ultimate Gift” is about vulnerability and loss. That makes it a good movie to watch during this Stay-Home-Stay-Safe time.

What happened to ‘Amen’?

Congregation saying Amen!

All hymns once ended with, “Amen.” Not so now, and the Rev. Margie Crawford would like to see that change.

How I spent my summer vacation

Young man painting during his summer vacation for Appalachia Service Project

As summer reaches its highpoint, the Rev. Dr. Margie Crawford encourages everyone to consider a vacation that includes some opportunities to learn, grow, and share the Good News with others.

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