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The Rev. Dr. Jamie Jenkins Article

April 26, 2010

Dr. Jamie Jenkins: Everyday Words and Deeds Have Power

The Rev. Dr. Jamie Jenkins (UMC)

Dr. Jamie Jenkins writes, "The words and deeds of everyday and ordinary people have power. They build up or they tear down." Have you experienced that for yourself?
The Rev. Dr. Thomas Lane Butts Article

April 22, 2010

Dr. Thomas Lane Butts: The Cab Ride

The Rev. Dr. Thomas Lane Butts (UMC)

Dr. Thomas Lane Butts shares a compelling story that teaches a good lesson: "We’re conditioned to think that our lives revolve around great moments. But great moments often catch us unaware - beautifully wrapped in what others may consider a small one."
The Rev. Dr. William H. Willimon Article

April 20, 2010

Ten Theses About the Future of MInistry

The Rev. Dr. William H. Willimon (UMC)

Last fall I met with a group of Lilly Transition into Ministry fellows in Pennsylvania. These are some top recent seminary graduates who are in their first years of ministry. For our discussions I presented some of my hunches about the future of the pastoral ministry. This provoked a lively discussion among these new pastors.
The Rev. Dr. Trace Haythorn Article

April 16, 2010

Dr. Trace Haythorn: A Second Great Church Reformation?

The Rev. Dr. Trace Haythorn (PCUSA)

The more I reflect on the state of the the church in our world today, the more I believe we are in a period that historians of the future will define as the second great reformation.... There are three fundamental understandings that I believe will be the hallmarks of this period: personhood, leadership, and hermeneutics.
The Rev. Dr. Thomas Lane Butts Article

April 15, 2010

Dr. Thomas Lane Butts: Reflections on April 15th

The Rev. Dr. Thomas Lane Butts (UMC)

April 15th is an important date: It's not only tax day, it's also Dr. Butts' 80th birthday! In today's post he reflects on this momentous day.
The Rt. Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori Article

April 14, 2010

The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori: Beyond Locked Doors

The Right Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori (TEC)

As she reflects on the story of Doubting Thomas, Episcopal Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori discovers that "choices come to us in all sorts of ways – and particularly in unexpected invitations to open a door or let down a barrier."
The Rev. Dr. Trace Haythorn Article

April 14, 2010

Dr. Trace Haythorn: Electronic Erosion

The Rev. Dr. Trace Haythorn (PCUSA)

Dr. Trace Haythorn, president of The Fund for Theological Education, takes a moment to consider how the communication tools of our culture sometimes get in the way of our relationships.
The Rev. Dr. William H. Willimon Article

April 13, 2010

Bishop Will Willimon: Preaching and the Resurrection, Continued

The Rev. Dr. William H. Willimon (UMC)

Bishop Will Willimon writes, "If one considers the evidence for the resurrection of Jesus – the birth of the church from the once despondent and defeated disciples, the perseverance of the saints even unto today, last Sunday’s sermon that changed a life -- it is difficult to see why anyone would disbelieve it, except for two reasons..."
The Rev. Dr. Jamie Jenkins Article

April 12, 2010

Dr. Jamie Jenkins: Some Insights from This Year's Masters

The Rev. Dr. Jamie Jenkins (UMC)

Dr. Jamie Jenkins gained some interesting insights while he attended this year's Masters Golf Tournament in Augusta, GA.

Faith and Global Hunger Series Article

April 09, 2010

Day1 Announces Special "Faith & Global Hunger" Series

To commemorate 65 years of weekly ecumenical radio broadcasts, Day 1 announces a special series focusing on the Millennium Development Goals: "Faith & Global Hunger."