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
“The invitation to a holy Lent is an invitation to deep inner work, ” says Bishop David Bard. He offers reflections on how grace surrounds acts of repentance and self-examination.
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?
Love asks us to be kind, uncomfortable and grateful says Bishop David Bard in this month’s reflection on The Joyful Journey.
On behalf of NCJ College of Bishops, President David Bard shares a new schedule for the North Central Jurisdictional Conference Nov, 10-11.
The DRF (Dialogue on Religion and Faith), a team of abolitionist scholars, recently gathered to study a journal written in 1839 by David Stedman Ingraham. The group includes Michigan pastor… Continue Reading Precious journal brings scholars together
She was the first African-American woman to be ordained an Elder in the Detroit Conference of The United Methodist Church. Meet the Rev. Janet Gaston Petty.
Glenn Wagner remembers a friend whose life-changing decision to love, after the example of Christ, remains a source of encouragement.
By the Rev. Paul Perez, this month’s blog is part two of a series reflecting on the Michigan Conference’s Strategic Directions. It focuses on the missional and connectional challenges facing… Continue Reading The challenges that face us
Racism, division in the denomination, mission, vision, and inclusion are areas around which congregations can reason together says Bishop David Bard in this month’s Joyful Journey.