For Easter sermons, the Rev. Bill Cotton offers a declaration of the true power of Christ's Resurrection. Read more

Ordained Ministry

A United Methodist pastor's vision for countering fundamentalist Christian media with more thoughtful study resources continues in a new release on Jesus' last week. Read more

Views from a Ridge 3 Comments

The Rev. Melissa Maher remains hopeful for The United Methodist Church's future because of God's surprising, challenging and awe-inspiring grace. Read more

A Way Forward 1 Comments

Take your Easter off autopilot by asking these questions about the deeper aspects of Holy Week, suggests the Rev. Richard Lowell Bryant. Read more

Practicing Faith

As we move into Palm Sunday and Holy Week, the Rev. Bill Cotton recalls that his recent survival of a critical illness revives his assurance that "every day is Easter." Read more

Practicing Faith

The responses of the women who went to Jesus' tomb and discovered the Resurrection hold great examples for Christian leaders, writes the Rev. Jack Shitama. Read more

Practicing Faith

Ocracoke Tombs

Photo Courtesy of Richard L. Bryant

When Resurrection comes around, hold out for Real Jesus, writes the Rev. Richard Lowell Bryant. Read more

Practicing Faith

Like many holidays, Easter has ties to seasonal change, but for Christians it religious roots in the Jewish Passover and the story of Jesus' death and Resurrection, says religion scholar Brent Landau. Read more

In the Church

Weeping Angel

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Believing in Jesus Christ doesn't insulate us from life's losses, but the Rev. Dr. Frederick Schmidt has some spiritual counsel for how to deal with loss and its memories. Read more

Practicing Faith

Moon Walk

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Resurrection thinking requires that we die to old ways of thought and embrace new possibilities, writes the Rev. Mike Slaughter. Read more


Jesus Christ, Barrier Buster

Jesus was all about breaking through barriers, and his followers are called to do the same today, writes the Rev. Andy Bryan. Read more

Apr 1, 2015 11:00 AM Andy Bryan

The United Methodist Church may have chewed him up, but the Rev. Craig L. Adams finds that Christ's Resurrection power doesn't need the church to be effective. Read more

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