Turning a Setback into a Comeback!

When you don’t know where to turn, when storm clouds are looming on the horizon and nothing seems to make sense, you may feel abandoned, alone and out of step with God’s purpose. But every setback provides and opportunity to re-evaluate and realign to what God has been doing. Take another look at the Emmaus […]

Open Handed Living in a Tight-Fisted World

Do you wish you could be more generous? Live more open handed when it comes to helping people in need? What would it look like if we put God first in all aspects of life including our finances and let Him help us live the generous lifestyle we wish we could?

Lessons from Gideon

So Israel is in crisis, hiding in the hills hoping the economy doesn’t collapse, food prices don’t skyrocket, and the political barbarians (no I’m not talking about Republicans or Democrats) knowns as the Midianites don’t destroy the entire country. Gideon calls out to God to do something! “Aren’t we suppose to be the chosen people […]

The Most Important Parable

“The Bible seeks to catch our lives up in a grand adventure, a great saga of God’s dealing with humanity – a saga begun in God’s journey with Israel, continued in the surprising call of God even unto Gentiles. United Methodist Temple is the product of that story.”