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Remember the Future: Praying for the Church and Change

Bishop Schnase’s 30-day Remember the Future series inspired you as we counted down to General Conference. Continue reading

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Remember the Future: 30 Days of Preparation – Day 15. Changing Lives

Remember the Future: 30 Days of Preparation – Day 14. Changing Lives
“I was not trained to change peoples’ lives, but to change their membership affiliations.” From the first time I heard Gil Rendle say this, the truth immediately struck home and matched my own experience in ministry. Continue reading

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Remember the Future: 30 Days of Preparation – Day 14. While It Was Still Dark

Remember the Future: 30 Days of Preparation – Day 13. The Field
Can congregations change? Can God breathe new life into congregations as surely as God’s grace can interrupt and redirect a person’s journey? Continue reading

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Remember the Future: 30 Days of Preparation – Day 13. The Field

Remember the Future: 30 Days of Preparation – Day 13. The Field
With binoculars in hand, I entered the field seeking a better angle to see the mix of sparrows stealthily foraging in a brush pile. Continue reading

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Remember the Future: 30 Days of Preparation – Day 12. The Big Rocks

Remember the Future: 30 Days of Preparation – Day 12. The Big Rocks
A story in First Things First describes a lesson about the use of time. Continue reading

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Remember the Future: 30 Days of Preparation – Day 11. Obedience

Remember the Future: 30 Days of Preparation – Day 11. Obedience
The Christian year provokes us to reflection upon many key words that shape our faith. Continue reading

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Remember the Future: 30 Days of Preparation – Day 10. “An Especial Care”

Remember the Future: 30 Days of Preparation – Day 10. “An Especial Care” How did the notion of conferring together (Conference!) begin for United Methodists? Continue reading

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Remember the Future: 30 Days of Preparation – Day 9. Pruning for Growth

ember the Future: 30 Days of Preparation – Day 9. Pruning for Growth
While teaching in a congregation, I recounted scriptures about fruitfulness: vines, branches, seedtime, harvest, soils, vineyards, trees, fruits. Continue reading

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Remember the Future: 30 Days of Preparation – Day 8. Where Did It Come From?

Remember the Future: 30 Days of Preparation – Day 8. Where Did It Come From?
The COB and the CT commissioned the TWR from which the CTA was derived. Continue reading

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Remember the Future: 30 Days of Preparation – Day 7. Forty Days

Remember the Future: 30 Days of Preparation
Day 7. Forty Days
A lot can change in forty days. Continue reading

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