Are you working for the Pharaoh?

I love the Faith and Work Collective over at Asbury Seminary’s Seedbed. Yes, I’m an Asbury alum, so I’m biased, but I feel like I consistently find quality faith/work/vocation stuff there from a Wesleyan perspective. Here’s two recent posts you might like (one opinion, one statistics): Working for Pharaoh: (and by the way, I have [Read More…]

Congratulations, Michael Coyner!

Bishop Michael Coyner of the Indiana Area of the United Methodist Church, whose reflections you have read many times in this space, is retiring from being an active bishop in August and had his retirement celebrated  here. In celebration I thought I’d point you back to all of his excellent columns that we’ve reprinted here. [Read More…]

Taking the Downward Mobility Plunge

What’s one practical goal you could undertake as a step toward evading the grip of consumerism and materialism which clearly pervades our culture right now? [Read more…]

Discover Your Destiny

By Bill Peel Do you ever have questions about your purpose? What you have to offer the world? Why you even exist in the first place? If so, you’re not alone. Most people are confused about their place and purpose in the world. They conclude that life just doesn’t make sense. But wait! Shouldn’t Christians [Read More…]

Now Thank We All Our God #Thanksgiving

Now thank we all our God, with heart and hands and voices, Who wondrous things has done, in whom this world rejoices; Who from our mothers’ arms has blessed us on our way With countless gifts of love, and still is ours today. O may this bounteous God through all our life be near us, [Read More…]

A poem for #EarthDay. Careful where you walk.

Here’s a poem about God’s good creation for this day when we celebrate that creation…..  (P.S. This is not Hopkins’s first appearance on this blog. Check out this poem about vocation. Or at least I think it’s about vocation.) “God’s Grandeur” The world is charged with the grandeur of God. It will flame out, like [Read More…]