The Not So Simple Plan

  I don't know how many of you will read this post to the end because.....well because it is primarily about my Tribe, the United Methodist Church.  But I would encourage you to hang with this post because it will have something that is a reflection of our culture....and a challenge to those who are [...]

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But What About…???

If you are not a United Methodist, or have not been following "The Great Controversy", or are simply a United Methodist who has had their head buried in the sand while hoping "The Great Controversy" will just go away, these words from my heart and mind will probably not mean much to you and you [...]

“When Unity At All Costs Is Too Costly”

  The link below is from a fellow pastor, mentor, leader and friend.  While his thoughts are directed towards and fitting for my fellow United Methodist Pastors, the principles Paul lays out will fit a variety of situations.  Sometimes we forget that when Jesus walked this creation as one He created, He was one of [...]

HOW DO YOU SEE THE BIBLE?

I started to title this “How Do You Read The Bible” but something, actually Someone, prompted me to change that word “read” to “see”.  I think this change came about because it is how we SEE the Bible that we READ the Bible.  Among the many things that has created conflict and chaos within the [...]

An Open Letter To My United Methodist Sisters And Brothers (wherever you are)

Dear members of this Tribe,      There is so very much about our Tribe that I dearly love.  It was here that I was surrounded by God's indescribable grace.  It was here that God's Prevenient Grace surrounded me, loved on me and nurtured me.  At the age of 16, it was here where I [...]