Self Reflection

As most of you know I have chosen to follow the Lectionary texts assigned each Sunday as my core texts for preaching. I do this as a spiritual discipline, not because I believe those appointed texts are any more important or inspired than other biblical texts, but because it causes...

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Vision for Discipleship

The “2012 Book of Discipline of The United Methodist Church” establishes our mission statement as “The mission of the Church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. Local churches provide the most significant arena through which disciple-making occurs” (page 91, ¶120). This mission statement...

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