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Editor's Views August 25, 2016 posted by

A fresh start

By Jessica Brodie. It doesn’t matter how many years I’ve been out of school—I still celebrate back-to-school season. There’s something about the freshly gleaming pads of paper and neat little boxes of pencils at Target stacked carefully next to rows of neon-colored highlighters and binders that make my heart go pitter-patter.

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A fresh start
Photo by Kathleen Barry, UMNS
Bishop's Corner April 25, 2016 posted by

The big picture

By Bishop Jonathan Holston. “You’ve got to see the bigger picture!” Frankly, I do not know who is given credit for this phrase, but it shares a significant insight…

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The big picture
Photo illustration by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications
Editor's Views April 25, 2016 posted by

General Conference, here I come

By Jessica Brodie. This month, The United Methodist Church is gearing up for its quadrennial family reunion: General Conference. Yes, “family reunion” was my takeaway from the 2012 General Conference, when this editor stood…

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General Conference, here I come
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