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It's STATurday: Church Numbers

From issues of morality to the importance of missions, here’s what recent surveys and numbers report about either Americans, those who call themselves Christians and what we are part of—the church, or both.* 266 more words


What will they See this Thanksgiving?

In the gospel of Luke we find a story about 10 lepers who came to Jesus for help. They are a lot like people in our neighbors today. 453 more words


A man I look up to and in some sense is a mentor to me once said, “Sam, leadership isn’t about not disappointing anyone, but rather wisely choosing whom you will have to disappoint on any given day.” 1,058 more words



In a previous post I mentioned how Way of the Cross is building a house in a very poor community, where we do weekly Bible studies. 258 more words

Family Life

The Prodding of Wisdom

Growing up on a dairy farm often consisted of early mornings of herding the cows into the milking shed. We would saddle up on our four wheeled all terrain bikes, and set out to make sure that all the cows were gathered into the main pen, before being lead into the milking shed. 871 more words


The Grace of Many Hands

This Sunday, we celebrate the grace that God gives through many hands working together. John 4 tells us the harvest is plentiful and ready for harvest but requires laborers. 77 more words

Laurel Hill United Methodist Church

Full Circle

Living for three months in Costa Rica during my college years was a significant experience, to say the least. It was there that I fell in love with another culture and was imprinted with a passion for the developing (or “Third”) world. 295 more words