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Givers and Takers

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To avoid being exploited (in church and outside it), givers must develop the ability to stand up for what they believe and what they need, counsels the Rev. Jack Shitama. more

Practicing Faith

Disciples of Jesus are called upon to be alert to opportunities to show love and support justice in the world, writes the Rev. Neil Leftwich. more

Practicing Faith

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

Practicing Faith

Cherries

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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

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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

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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

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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

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