Lovett H. Weems, Jr., says passing the peace can be disruptive and off-putting to visitors. Do it in a way that enhances hospitality and community.
What alcoholics can teach churches
Daybreak Fellowship blends language of addiction recovery with Christian worship
Ooltewah United Methodist Church
Ooltewah Tennessee United Methodist Church messages of faith, grace, hope, and love.
To The Person 'Inconvenienced' By Our Funeral Procession
To the middle-aged woman who gestured angrily and yelled as we passed... To the 30-something man in the power suit who honked and forced his black SUV...
How Jehovah’s Witnesses and Shunning Contributed to a Triple Murder-Suicide
The practice of turning former believers into outcasts is just cruel.
10 Situations Where Christian Bakers Should Refuse To Bake Wedding Cakes
This past week has been a major victory folks. With Indiana passing a law that gives us the right to refuse to sell our cakes to gay people, there are now close to 20 states where we can look our gay citizens in the eyes and say, “no cake for you!” While I was celebrating [Read More...]
Pro Tips for Preserving Local Church History
Archivists share best practices and cost-saving measures to help local churches preserve the past and share their stories.
Need love advice? Don’t ask John Wesley
United Methodists turn to John Wesley as an authority in many aspects of life. Romantic love, however, should not be one of them.
Way Forward group ponders structural changes
As the United Methodist commission works toward church unity, some members say the group is contemplating “loosening the connection.” Heather Hahn reports for United Methodist News Service.
Growing church blends cultures, worship
What does church vitality look like in Norway? One example is a United Methodist church that combines hip-hop, K-Pop, and multiple nationalities.