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Lent 2017: Day Eight

Week One: Disturbances

Reflection for the Week: Ask disturbing questions and consider unexpected ways we share the Gospel story.

You know the story: Person wins multi-million dollar lottery, loses family and friends, goes broke, dies bankrupt. (It is true. Google … Read More

Lent 2017: Day Thirteen

Week One: Disturbances

Reflection for the Week: Ask disturbing questions and consider unexpected ways we share the Gospel story.

Wow! These are pretty powerful claims – a “Royal Priesthood?” I grew up being taught of Christian humility and service. I … Read More

Lent 2017: Day Eleven

Week Two: Disturbances

Reflection for the Week: Ask disturbing questions and consider unexpected ways we share the Gospel story.

Whenever I lead Bible Study, I ask people, “What are words you would use to describe the Bible? The word “guidebook” … Read More

Lent 2017: Day Seven

Week One: Actionable Aspirations

Reflection for the Week: God’s goodness is the source that propels leaders into courageous action.

This first seven days of devotion have been stirring the pot about our thoughts and feelings related to God’s goodness. The … Read More

Lent 2017: Day Six

Week One: Actionable Aspirations

Reflection for the Week: God’s goodness is the source that propels leaders into courageous action.

A story I am fond of telling has to do with the four-year-old daughter of a pastor. After being put to … Read More

Lent 2017: Day Five

Week One: Actionable Aspirations

Reflection for the Week: God’s goodness is the source that propels leaders into courageous action.

Michael Ramsey, the 100th Archbishop of Canterbury, is quoted as saying, “No resurrection, no Christianity.” That is a pretty clear and … Read More

Lent 2017: Only God has Real Power

Originally posted at westernjurisdictionumc.org

To the People of the Western Jurisdiction of The United Methodist Church, and to the ends of the earth, Fulfilling our charge to “To guard, transmit, teach, and proclaim … the apostolic faith as it … Read More

Lent 2017: Day Four

Week One: Actionable Aspirations

Reflection for the Week: God’s goodness is the source that propels leaders into courageous action.

My parents were quite progressive in their day. They were all about positive parenting and creativity. I remember being told we … Read More

Lent 2017: Day Three

Week One: Actionable Aspirations

Reflection for the Week: God’s goodness is the source that propels leaders into courageous action.

I was born into a Methodist household. We were Methodists until 1968 when the Evangelical United Brethren Church and the Methodist … Read More

Lent 2017: Day Two

Week One: Actionable Aspirations

Reflection for the Week: God’s goodness is the source that propels leaders into courageous action.

There is no place, and no moment, in which God is absent.

Genesis speaks of God proclaiming all things God made … Read More