The subject was health care reform and the TV camera was rolling as a S.C. man said he had health insurance and he shouldn’t have to pay for other people’s. “It’s not my problem!” he said emphatically.Read More
By Bishop Mary Virginia Taylor. Sometimes it seems as if cell phones have become a necessity of life. This wonderful piece of technology allows us to stay connected to the significant people in our lives.Read More
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By Jessica Brodie. There’s a sign outside the fellowship hall at Shiloh United Methodist Church that reads, “Love grows here.” For pastor Dr. Christopher Greene, that sign encapsulates everything his congregation is trying to do as they live into a major expansion project designed to broaden both building and membership base. “We are growing—but with the intent to keep the bonds of family and community intact,” Greene said. “It’s steady growth, over time.”
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Editor Jessica Brodie on how bad times (even those facing the UMC as a whole) help us draw closer to God and develop a more Christ-like attitude—humility, faith, and trust in God’s will (“thy will be done”). They teach us things we wouldn’t know otherwise. They help us become patient. They can later help us to comfort others. And when we thank God for these situations, even when it feels ridiculous to do so, we’re acknowledging His sovereignty, His dominion and His power.