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The Great Commission

Empty Church

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Getting church-goers involved in more than one activity, such as Sunday worship, proves to deepen members' faith and increase membership, says the Rev. Jeremy Smith. more

Dec 11, 2015 8:09 AM Local Church 1 Comments

Jesus Teaching

Illustration Courtesy of God Is for Real.com

The United Methodist Church's official mission statement -- making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world -- remains a little-known goal that its disputes have obscured and undermined, writes Cynthia B. Astle. more

Apr 17, 2015 10:45 AM Views from a Ridge 2 Comments

People of Faith for Health Care

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What if the future of The United Methodist Church requires more than our current mission statement of "making disciples," and more than a blogger's recent challenge of "making friends"? more

Jun 21, 2013 11:45 AM Views from a Ridge

Letter C

Illustration Courtesy of Dan Dick

C is for ... The Mediocre Commission

Nov 30, 2011 2:58 PM Dan R. Dick 1 Comments