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Views November 24, 2010

A Parent’s Love

By Bishop Mary Virginia Taylor. We love the story and know it by heart. Without even opening the Bible, many of us can recite the familiar words from the second chapter of the Gospel of Luke.

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Uncategorized October 25, 2010

United Methodist leads climate change movement

{mosimage}SWANNANOA, N.C. – Bill McKibben is “the world’s best green journalist,” Time magazine said – and he’s a United Methodist. McKibben spoke at Warren Wilson College just prior to his 350.org Day of Action Oct. 10. Foreign Policy magazine called last year’s October 350 demonstrations “the largest ever global coordinated rally of any kind,” aimed at activating the world into reducing the levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) from 390 to 350 parts per million.

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Bouncing back: After struggle, Wallace Family Life Center begins rebound
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No Comments   Feb 22, 2018

Bouncing back: After struggle, Wallace Family Life Center begins rebound

By Jessica Brodie. Cabbage and baked chicken simmer in the kitchen as they gather around the folding tables in the community room at Wallace Family Life Center—older ladies and one older man, all huddled in pairs with calculators and workbooks, their pencils poised and brows furrowed. As they work, program coordinator Linda Sanders stirs the cabbage and tells her tale. Like many in the Wallace community, Sanders has seen the center go from a thriving haven to a struggling operation and back again. And today, as the center continues its climb, she says she’s trusting in God to use her and the other staff and volunteers to be His conduit, helping the people get the help they need.
A tithe of time
No Comments   Feb 22, 2018

A tithe of time

By Jessica Brodie. Giving back with the first tenth of what I “have”—whether that’s money or time—is an important symbol of faith and homage, a gesture of respecting His authority. Now I start each day by offering my tithe of time, just like I tithe my money. He gets my “first fruits.” It doesn’t matter what else the day holds; He comes first. And ironically, just like I haven’t missed the money I tithe to Him, I don’t miss the time, either.

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