From March 10-12 in Grapevine, Texas, Wesleyan Holiness Women Clergy hosted [Her] Story, an online and in-person gathering for women in ministry. The organization…
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Wesleyan Accent ~ Practical Coronavirus Communication for Congregations
Given that local relationships will drive much of the local response, the following examples help address a couple of immediate needs faced by clergy and congregational members: church Coronavirus communication and communicating with vulnerable populations with proactive hospitality.
James Petticrew ~ Squeezing Jesus Out of the Church
“When Christ is squeezed from the Body of Christ by our own priorities and agenda as a congregation or through our busyness as leaders or disciples, what is left is little more than a corpse masquerading as a church.”
James Petticrew ~ Sanctifying Ambition: Leadership and the Pitfalls of Platform
“More than just building a tower, the people of Babel wanted to build a reputation for themselves. They wanted others to recognize their intelligence and skill and to admire them. Abraham, on the other hand, didn’t seem that interested in making a name for himself. He was happy to follow God, to obey God’s calling, and to entrust his reputation to God. God took care of Abraham’s reputation and made his name great.”
Tara Beth Leach ~ Radiate: Transformed into a Holy People
“It’s less about being a radiant and holy person and more about being a radiant and holy people. And we become what we behold.”
Tara Beth Leach ~ Holiness Matters
Are we as Christians more concerned with living normal, well-adjusted lives than we are concerned with living in step with our king?
Tara Beth Leach ~ Inclusion Matters
This weekend we are pleased to share a sermon from Rev. Tara Beth Leach, Senior Pastor, and Pastor Julie Keith, Pastor of Special Needs at First Church of the Nazarene of Pasadena, California.
Christian Community: Why I Can’t Give Up on Church
There are some things that I know I should believe with my head, but I struggle because I don’t experience them in my heart.
Tara Beth Leach ~ Living the Mission in Worship
This sermon, Living the Mission in Worship, from Rev. Tara Beth Leach starts at minute marker 42:10.
James Petticrew ~ There Are No Write Off’s with God
He says that “in Christ,” through what Christ has done for us in his life, death and resurrection, through his empowering Spirit and inspiring example and our relationship with Christ, God is recreating, restoring us to what he originally intended us to be. The Greek word that Paul uses literally means a “masterpiece.”