Tag: Rethink Church
Church called to be safe space
“The church should be inviting and safe for people to come as they are,” says Alan Whitley. Mental health and faith belong together.
Your plan or God’s plan?
As she graduates from college and prepares for the next phase of her journey, Madison Myers asks, “Do you believe there’s a plan for your life?”
Following Jesus is a journey
Joseph Yoo was 23-years-old when he discovered, “My parents and family were all just road marks letting me know what God was attempting to do.” That was the awakening moment… Continue Reading Following Jesus is a journey
Ten ways baseball is like church
“Most of us,” says Ryan Dunn, “are in a process of making sense of the mysteries of faith… and baseball.” Here are how the two compare.
Jesus proved every life is a ministry
James Kang, writing for Rethink Church, says now is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to embrace the idea that ministry can happen with “a congregation of one.”
5 practical tips for discernment
Discovering your calling in life can be scary. Anna Eckelbarger Salas provides some tips that might make the process less intimidating.
God is there in every sip
A memory from summer camp prompts Madison Myers to adopt a daily spiritual discipline. She invites God to be with her whenever she enjoys each hot cup of coffee.
At least show up
She wanted to give up. Then, as a freshman in high school, someone convinced Patricia that an important first step is to “at least show up.” Now she dances.
What’s the point of life?
Rethink Church affirms that questioning is a good thing. The point is, a good question can be worth a lot. Sometimes more than an answer.
Advent outreach tools from UMCOM
Advent is six weeks away. It’s not too late to order resources to reach out to your congregation and community during this 2018 holiday season.