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Asking the Right Questions (6 of them)

As a pastor, I often get asked the question: “So how do I know what God wants me to do?” And the answer I give is pretty much the standard issue one: pray + read your Bible + listen to the wisdom of the people God gave you + use your own common sense. But […]

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2009 Annual Conferences

Here are the dates for the 2009 Annual Conferences in the US, arranged by starting date: Red Bird Missionary, May 1-2, Big Creek, Ky. Detroit, May 14-17, Adrian, Mich. Kansas West, May 20-22, Salina, Kan. Texas, May 24-27, The Woodlands, Texas Oklahoma, May 25-28, Oklahoma City, Okla. Minnesota, May 27-29, Saint Cloud, Minn. Greater New […]

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How Shall We Pray?

It isn’t as if we have a choice. Prayer is like breathing, or communicating with our fellow human beings. We do it, whether we want to or not. I doubt it will even cease after we take our last breath. The question, then, is “How shall we pray?” What will our prayers be like? For […]

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40 Days of Prayer

I’ve been involved with conversations about what it means to be a young person called to ministry in the United Methodist Church for quite a while now…it’s become something of a career in and of itself! But I got hooked into the conversation that’s going on across our globe about a year ago at the […]