Knock knock. If it’s a joke, you know what to say: “Who’s there?” But knock knock means something different to different people. Throughout my…
Strength in Ephesians: The Body, the Armor, the Power
If you’ve been part of a marching band, you know how intricate the planning is for halftime. I spent the last 16 years in…
The Cost of Preaching Pastorally & Prophetically
If we are guided by Scripture, the content of our preaching will always have aspects of the pastoral and the prophetic.
Biblical Posture in Public Life: Witness & Injustice
Peacemaking cannot be separated from truth-telling. It involves calling injustice by name.
Elizabeth Glass Turner ~ Reckoning Before Revival
For many, reckoning means hope.
Michelle Bauer ~ Paying Attention to Poverty
Why might people who are poor be brokenhearted? God calls our actions and our attitudes to be right toward people with few resources.
Edgar Bazan ~ On Being Hispanic
“It wasn’t until I came to the U.S. as an immigrant that I was given this label or identity of being a Hispanic.”
Interview: Mary DeMuth Talks “We Too” with Carrie Carter
“There is a holy reckoning unfolding before us in the church.”
Suzanne Nicholson ~ Suffering through Thanksgiving
This is the time of year when advertisements inundate us with images of happy families gloriously celebrating the holidays. Women in velvet dresses clink…
Elizabeth Glass Turner ~ The Courage to Be: Conferencing and the Kingdom of God
While United Methodists spend a great deal of time, money, and energy attempting to shape potential outcomes of the specially called 2019 General Conference…