One of my favorite stories is of a pastor and his family who were in the car headed to church for the Christmas Eve Candlelight service.
Converge, a shared experience where clergy gather to have faith renewed and ministries refreshed, is coming to Cape Girardeau on September 28-30.
Another Annual Conference of United Methodists in Missouri is “in the books”. Once again, we met together as lay and clergy leaders for a time of holy conferencing, shared worship, and practical training.
When a thermostat is properly connected it regulates the temperature. A thermometer only records the temperature. With that difference in mind, let me say that the church is called to be a thermostat, and not a thermometer.
The phrase, “Children of the Resurrection” is a beautiful description of Christ followers that appears only once in scripture (Luke 20:36).
“For all that has been ‘Thank You.’ For all that is to come, ‘Yes!’”