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August 1, 2018

Ancient church mothers and fathers often greeted one another with the phrase, “Give me a word.” This greeting led to the sharing of insights and wisdom. Today we continue this tradition with this monthly column. By Mandy...

Wesleyan Pilgrimage transforms heart and soul

August 1, 2018

Erik Alsgaard went on a summer pilgrimage to learn about John and Charles Wesley and the birth of the Methodist Movement, and filed this report.

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Sermon preparation process: How it works for me

August 1, 2018

By Rev. Dr. Ianther Marie Mills Editor’s note: This article reprinted by permission from “By Faith Magazine,” May/ June 2018 issue. By Faith is a magazine celebrating the gifts and ministry of Black United Methodist churches...

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Baby turtles serve as evangelists to power of miracles

August 1, 2018

By Dottie Yunger* Around Ash Wednesday, a pastor’s thoughts naturally turn to spotted turtles. Wait. What? Rev. Dottie Yunger introduces a baby turtle towater and the turtle introduces her to wonder. As I prepared for Lent this year, those...

COMMENTARY: Church must ‘uphold God’s Word’

June 6, 2018

By The Executive Committee of the Baltimore-Washington Wesleyan Covenant Association* We are writing on behalf of the Baltimore-Washington Wesleyan Covenant Association (BWWCA) and as members of the Baltimore-Washington Annual Conference. While...

COMMENTARY: What’s next, chaos or community?

June 6, 2018

By Rev. C. Anthony Hunt*  I am a fifth generation Methodist. I sense that one of the primary reasons that my family members before me remained in Methodist churches — worshipped and served faithfully, and steadfastly supported them...

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