spiritual maturity

The insights of a longtime friend's faith journey prompt the Rev. Jerry Eckert to revisit the Lord's Prayer for new meaning. more

Jan 3, 2018 11:58 AM Practicing Faith


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Cultivating spiritual maturity takes many seasons of practice, yet too many Christians today expect instant results, writes the Rev. Jason Valendy. more

Jul 31, 2017 2:34 PM Practicing Faith 1 Comments

Methodism's founder John Wesley was right – the disciplined practice of what the Rev. Jack Shitama calls "keystone habits" prepares Christians to mature into spiritual leaders. more

Jul 5, 2017 2:55 PM Practicing Faith 1 Comments


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In the midst of our troubled, divided times, the Church has a unique calling – to be the Church distinct from the world around it, with a bold, risky message of action and reconciliation, writes the Rev. Dr. Frederick W. Schmidt. more

Jun 29, 2017 12:55 PM Practicing Faith 2 Comments

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People with spiritual maturity are needed to save the 2016 General Conference, writes Patrick Scriven of the Pacific-Northwest Annual Conference. more

May 15, 2016 11:45 PM 2016 General Conference