Change the World: Recovering the Message and Mission of Jesus By Mike Slaughter Abingdon Press, 2010 Reviewed by Shane Raynor, a certified United Methodist lay speaker and the publisher of WesleyReport.com. Originally published by Circuit Rider magazine (www.circuitrider.com). Reposted here with permission. While reading Change the World, it’s easy to forget that Mike Slaughter is still the… Continue Reading→
The season of Lent continues, and now is the time to request resources that your church will use for the Lenten and Easter season. The Media Center has published a new subject guide featuring all of our resources that focus on Christ’s crucifixion and resurrection and the Christian church’s observance of Easter and Lent. The subject… Continue Reading→
Old-time gospel favorites and the world’s most popular contemporary praise songs are included in the music chosen for the first song collection and worship guide published by The United Methodist Church in more than a decade. Worship & Song contains 190 hymns and worship songs—most of them newly composed—and new worship planning resources in a… Continue Reading→
The online scholarship application process for the United Methodist Dollars for Scholars, General Named Endowed Scholarships and United Methodist Leadership Scholars programs is now open for 2011.* Application deadlines vary by program. Visit http://www.umhef.org/ and learn more about receiving scholarships. Please share with family, friends and all those who may be interested in receiving a scholarship… Continue Reading→
In conjunction with the Duke Divinity School Thriving Rural Churches Come and See Events… Join Solid Rock in its leadership training event involving a new model in ministry that captures a team of pastors and churches to reach an area for Christ. The day will begin with a tour of the ten campuses of worship and… Continue Reading→
Completing the Rainbow Covenant form ensures that each church is recognized for missions work in the past year. Rainbow Covenant churches must pay 100% of all 2010 apportionments and give a contribution in each of the five mission lanes. January 31 2011 is the deadline for submission to the District Missions Secretary. For the form and instructions, please click here.
Burning Bush, offered through GBOD’s Discipleship University, is a two-year experience for congregations to focus on developing an intentional process for making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. The first group of congregations enrolled in Burning Bush recently completed their second session. In the redesigned format of Burning Bush, the curriculum… Continue Reading→