Aldersgate United Methodist Church is now Dayspring Arcadia. Join us Sundays at 11am for services!

Teach Us To Pray

Do you know where your cell phone charger is right now? Do you pay attention to how long your battery […]

Prayer

I recently made time for a silent retreat. While I wasn’t able to secure a whole day, I managed to […]

Growing up is hard to do…

Being a parent is one of most incredible and daunting gifts that I have been given in my life. Whether […]

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 […]