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Discipling Disciplers



The underlying issue with the UMC’s One Church Plan

The United Methodist Church ruled in it's special called general conference to uphold the church's traditional view that homosexuality is sinful. It did so by a narrow margin - 53% in favor of the "Traditional Plan" and 47% in view... Continue Reading →


More Than A Story

Christmas comes with many family traditions. Early in the season, families decorate the house and trim the tree. Christmas movies run seemingly nonstop all month. Many people anticipate the coming of Christmas with advent calendars. On Christmas Eve or Christmas... Continue Reading →

What does the Bible say about predestination?

Deuteronomy 29:29 says, “The hidden things belong to the Lord our God, but the revealed things belong to us and our children forever.” As we study Scripture, there are some things that are still hidden and a mystery. Today's question... Continue Reading →

What does the Bible say about interracial marriage?

We live in a world with a great diversity of people – many races, many languages, many cultures. It's a wonderful reflection of God's creative work. Today's question has to do with those races that God has created and how... Continue Reading →

Do You Think Jesus Is Coming?

"Hey bro.  Do you think Jesus is coming?" I wasn't positive what was meant by this text from an old friend.  Was he asking about the certainty of His return?  Was he talking about the timing?  Did he think it... Continue Reading →

An Example of Discipleship

For three weeks, we will be discussing "Basic Discipleship."  If discipleship is a Biblical command, we must be constantly asking, "Who am I discipling?" and "Who is discipling me?"  If you would like some resources about how you can get... Continue Reading →

Who Is Jesus?

“Who do you say that I am?” - Matthew 16:15 As Jesus and the disciples entered Caesarea, Jesus asks them about His identity. We are unsure what prompted the questions. Luke tells us they were praying in private – perhaps... Continue Reading →

Goals For The Upcoming Year

At the beginning of each year, I like to reflect on the previous year evaluate where are church stands. This helps me to set some goals for our coming year and challenge each person to contribute to those goals. Let’s look at some areas of growth, some areas of concern, and some goals for the coming year.

At Just The Right Time

Perspective is everything. On Christmas morning, kids excitedly wake up early to check the tree and their stockings. They joyfully unwrap presents and play with their new toys. Parents are equally excited, however their perspective is quite a bit different. I spent most of Christmas morning assembling a princess castle. And I cannot tell you how may cuts I have from opening hard plastic packaging. The exuberance is the same - the perception is quite a bit different.

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