Tag Archives: maturity in faith

On growing toward wholeness

Like a menu from a New Jersey diner, there’s something for everyone in what we know as the parable of the prodigal son (Luke 15:11-32). We could look at it through the lens of the elder son, who followed the rules and did what was expected of him, and we could understand his irritation when […]

Back to school

Today we’re helping equip some young students to change the world. Nelson Mandela said education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world. And we in The United Methodist Church “affirm the joining of reason and faith” in comprehensive education for every person. So we have blessed the backpacks of these […]

Who do you say he is?

“Tell us a story!” That’s the way I would begin the earliest conversations I remember having with my grandmother. When my sister and cousins and I were in her presence, someone would inevitably ask her to tell us a story from her childhood. Then we would gather around wherever we could find room and listen […]