Saturday, December 7, 2019

Hope to see you again—and why that might happen

Do you remember the least favorite of essays you had to write every new school year? “How I spent my summer vacation” or something...

Life on mission

There is little chance that anyone who has chosen to be in a faith-follow relationship with Jesus would not “vote for” living as a...

Family retreat vs. family vacation

We often talk about the challenges faced when getting caught up in the fast pace of today’s world. It can be hard to find...

The place God called me

In anticipation of the USMB study conference on women in vocational ministry hosted by the U.S. Board of Faith and Life Jan....

Survey reveals women serve USMB churches in variety of roles

The CL staff wanted to learn more about how women serve our congregations. So, we reviewed USMB church English-language websites and found...

Heaven on earth

I am blessed to serve as a pastor with Butler Avenue MB Church—Butler for short.  Butler is an incredibly diverse church on the southeast...

Hearing from God in the discord

It seems we live in a time filled with dissent. Often protest and dissent seem unruly, disrespectful, even chaotic. Many of us experience dissent...

Becoming “my church” people

There is one word that can ignite a range of emotion in a range of people unlike any other. There is one word that...