Madness

This Madness Must End There is a scene in AMC’s Hell on Wheels, a series set in the 1860s around […]

Dayspring

I have come to deeply appreciate the name of our church and the wisdom of those who were behind its […]

The Color Purple

The season of Lent is upon us. The forty-day period before Easter offers Christians pause to reflect on our spirituality […]

The Face of Jesus

You may be surprised to learn that the Detroit Institute of Art’s collection includes a portrait study of Jesus by […]

'Tis the Season!

Go tell it on the mountain . . .that Jesus Christ is born!     – African-American Spiritual   ‘Tis the season […]

Giving Thanks

Our United Methodist Men’s group used a book by Harold Kushner, Living a Life That Matters, for their retreat last […]

The Basic Message of the Bible

I think I was in high school when I became troubled by exclusive truth claims professed by some Christians. Perhaps […]

Bible Sunday

I was once challenged to read nothing but the Bible for a month. I think my friend was genuinely concerned […]

Routine

And now back to our regularly scheduled routine… I love routine. I love the assurance of knowing what is going […]

Ours the Journey

“Through the years of human struggle walk a people long despised,     Gays and lesbians together, fighting to be realized.” […]

Methodism in May

On May 3 we will receive the Confirmation Class into the membership of the Church. It seemed fitting for me […]

Easter

One of my favorite Easter stories is the encounter with the Risen Christ at Emmaus. We made sure to go […]

Paraments

In early January I invited Rev. Cynthia Langston Kirk to help us create a beautiful worship space in the fellowship […]

New Year, New Start

Philips Brooks, who gave us “O Little Town of Bethlehem” for Christmas, has given us another gift for the New […]