RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

A centuries old recipe for success, significance, and satisfaction is found in 2 Kings 18:5-7a. “Hezekiah trusted in the LORD, the God of Israel. There was no one like him among all the kings of Judah, either before him or after him. 6He held fast to the LORD and did not cease to...

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GOD IS PRESENT IN REALITY

“God is present in reality no matter what unreality our practices and our ponderings imply,” writes Albert Day in ‘The Captivating Presence’. As you reflecting on the now fading year it may be difficult, perhaps impossible, to see how God was working in you and through you.  That is a...

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THE JOURNEY’S BEGUN

The Previous Year’s Journey The past twelve months have been encouraging ones.  I have been told consistent summer attendance and financial giving during this time was better than anyone remembers.  Average attendance has increased from 90 to 118; a 30% increase!  Average UMY attenance last year was about 5 whereas...

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BECOMING WESLEYAN AGAIN

Is your desire and goal to experience a rich and satisfying life? Good news!  That was God’s purpose in sending His son, Jesus, to the earth in human form.  As John Wesley said it, “to teach us the way to heaven”. Heaven is not as much a place, although I...

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THE LIFE YOU’VE ALWAYS WANTED

Just before his death, U.S. Senate Chaplain Richard Halverson shared these thoughts about the church with Harry N. Wendt: “In the beginning, the church was a fellowship of men and women who centered their lives on the living Christ. They had a personal relationship with the Lord. It transformed them...

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