It feels like Good Friday. We have all experienced moments where we stand at the threshold of leaving behind what once was, grieving the loss of what is familiar. The […]
It puts all things into perspective when shots are fired in a Cary High School bathroom, and a 15-year-old walks into a Raleigh neighborhood and kills five innocent people.
A vital part of our connectional life is our support of each other in the face of natural disasters. The Kentucky, Central Appalachian (formerly Red Bird), and North Carolina conferences have been blessed to be the recipients of many gifts from across our denomination in response to disasters in our areas.
I share this statement as a shepherd who loves the people of the church and not so much as a biblical scholar, parliamentary expert, or expert interpreter of the Book of Discipline. I am restating that in no way should my kindness or the annual conference’s posture of graciousness be an encouragement for churches to disaffiliate.
Disciples of Jesus Christ live and act graciously toward others even when we hold different opinions. I have shared on multiple occasions my desire that we would live into this […]
The United Methodist Church has a rich history of ministry and mission that spans the world. That history continues as wonderfully portrayed in the #BeUMC campaign and the countless ways […]