David was a guest preacher while I was on vacation. This sermon was preached the day after Charlottesville and is excellent.
In this video, Florida Conference Bishop Ken Carter shares “7 Reasons” why he believes that The United Methodist Church will remain united.
My friend and colleague Alex Joyner has a blog that you should be reading. Seriously, close that tab with cat pictures on it and go read it now. In this post, he offers a characteristically measured reflection on a controversy at Duke University Divinity School about why context in theological reflection matters.
A helpful statement from the United Methodist Council of Bishops in light of the current national situation.
This article offers some helpful advice for storytelling which can also be helpful for preachers. In particular, the benefit of using the present tense. I discussed this a bit with my group at Licensing School this year, about how present tense can draw in the listener, mainly because it creates an environment where one feels they are a part of a living story. So then,
Adam Hamilton, author and founding pastor of the 20,000 member United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, Kansas offers this insightful blog post on one of the most prominent issues facing the United Methodist Church at our upcoming General Conference.