187. Storm-Tossed and Called

I’ve been rereading the passion narratives during Holy Week as part of my morning devotional time, and I’m struck by the repeated expressions of Jesus’ anguished struggle. Several times in the gospel stories, Jesus says, “Father, if you are willing, remove this cup from me; yet, not my will but yours be done.”

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Remember the Future: 30 Days of Preparation – Day 18. Who’s in Charge?

Remember the Future: 30 Days of Preparation - Day 18. Who’s in Charge? The United Methodist Church has no governing board. That fact surprises many United Methodists.

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18. And Are We Yet on Life Support?

Another ìProvocative Questionî Dr. Lovett Weems put before the Council of Bishops (see previous post, or access Lovettís website), is ìCan medical science continue to keep U.S. United Methodism alive?î At first, I chuckled with everyone else at Lovettís humorous way of describing the aging of the United Methodist Church. Then I began to reflect on something: In […]

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