This weekend the United Methodist Church General Conference is meeting in St. Louis. The primary agenda item will be a vote on ”The Way Forward” report and determine the official stance of the church on issues of human sexuality. Serving in ministry for more than twenty years human sexuality is a topic that has historically been a source of pain, conflict, and division in the in the United Methodist Church.
“God Friended Me“ is a new television series that follows the life of Miles, an outspoken atheist, who is sent a friend request on Facebook by an account named “God.”
Of all the topics one finds in the Bible, a dominant theme is love. Depending on the translation, it can appear anywhere from 300-500 times. In today's culture, love continues…
In February, we are encouraging Gardeners to bring a friend to service to celebrate the gift of friendship and be mindful of what it means to share in a loving community. In a world where we celebrate individuality, we want to pause and focus on our need for one another.