• Sep
    30
    12:00:AM by Jason Shank
    This past Sunday at all of our campuses we looked at the powerful words from the prophet Amos. We heard words which pointed us to God’s anger at the Israelites-an anger that was rooted in the Israelites lack of care for the poor. The words were hard to hear. God’s words to Israel were harsh, they were direct, they were troubling and they were.....true. The Israelites had lost site of what it meant to be people in a covenant with God. They forgot what it meant to&...
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  • Sep
    26
    12:00:AM by Tiffany Kromer
    “When despair for the world grows in me, and I wake in the night at the least sound in fear of what my life and my children's lives may be -- I go and lie down where the wood drake rests in his beauty on the water, and the great heron feeds. I come into the peace of wild things who do not tax their lives with forethought or grief. I come into the presence of still water. And I feel above me the day-blind stars waiting with their light. For a time I rest in the grace of the world, and ...
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  • Sep
    24
    12:00:AM by Ruth Dixon
    Four Tools
     
    We’ve been hearing and talking about what it means to live out our faith as United Methodists, or more accurately as Wesleyans, meaning that we are exploring what John Wesley, the founder of the Methodist movement, had to say about that. Beyond basic Christian beliefs, we are called on to reflect upon God’s gracious action in our lives and work to be drawn into a deeper relationship with God. We are tasked with doing this both individually and as a community of ...
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