Glenn Wagner offers ideas from scripture and from experience about how to help churches with the business details of making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.
Advice for the Christian journey. “If we only focus on the end, we and many others will miss wonders and scenes and outlooks that God would love for us to experience,” says the Rev. John Kasper.
The Michigan Board of Global Ministries expresses deep gratitude to 50 Michigan congregations recognized as EngageMI Churches in 2020. Their mission giving met their neighbors’ needs.
The June 4, 2021 session of the Michigan Annual Conference featured various reports with a focus on Anti-Bias/Anti-Racism, justice, mission, and Michigan Conference’s connection to United Methodists around the globe.
The United Methodist Council of Bishops is meeting online April 26-30. Council President Cynthia Fierro Harvey’s opening sermon highlighted the image of the family table that brings people together in conversation.
With General Conference now delayed to 2022, the Connectional Table hopes to bring more people into conversations that could help the denomination move forward.
Vision casting is essential now that local churches are returning to in-person activities. It’s time to ask “Why?” and “What?” before asking “Who?” and “How?”
Annual conferences support clergy as they adapt to the health crisis by offering programs that help avert burnout. This care takes many forms.
He lives in Virginia but walks the Appalachian Trail in Pennsylvania. Jimmy Dillon embraces his calling to go into the wilderness and bring awareness to UMCOR.
Effective mission crosses boundaries. That’s a keynote of the new book, Methodist mission at 200. Readers are encouraged to carry Christ’s love into a third century.