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Why Having a Resurrected Savior Is a Nice Thing to Have

“Even now, in the worst of times, the Church is prone to resurrection.” -Carl Henry

While numbers of United Methodists have gradually decreased over the last few decades, the denomination outside the US (what the UMC calls “Central Conferences”) has grown rapidly. 433 more words

United Methodist Global Mission Fellow

A Model for the Global Church

“Then afterward
I will pour out my spirit on all flesh;
your sons and your daughters shall prophesy,
your old men shall dream dreams,
and your young men shall see visions.” Joel 2:28…

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Life Lessons

Reflecting on the Mission of Church...almost 6 years ago!

While in the middle of some Friday afternoon research, I stumbling upon two radio interviews I gave at Canadian Mennonite University back in October 2010 while I was serving as the Executive Secretary, Church Engagement with… 80 more words

Hope for the Church

The end of May brought a final family reunion for the Global Mission Fellow class of 2014-2016. Upon the end of General Conference in downtown Portland, we bused out to the serene haven that is… 412 more words

Representing Young People

As an ecumenical mutt, this has been my first year to really follow the events happening at UMC General Conference. It has been hard to read and watch over the past week as decisions have been made (or not made), riling up voices on social media and blog sites.   586 more words

The church, The Church, THE CHURCH

Confession: This last post from our trip to Lebanon and Syria will be written in first person. I (Julie) have had several days of traveling time with Marilyn and Nuhad. 2,207 more words