Archive for July 2018

7-22-2018 Let Us Be One Church

Ephesians 2:11-22 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) One in Christ 11 So then, remember that at one time you Gentiles by birth, called “the uncircumcision” by those who are called “the circumcision”—a physical circumcision made in the flesh by human hands— 12 remember that you were at that time without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers…

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7-15-2018 Spiritual Blessings In Christ

Ephesians 1:3-14 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Spiritual Blessings in Christ 3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places, 4 just as he chose us in Christ before the foundation of the world to be holy and blameless before him in love. 5 He…

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7-8-2018 The Power Of Weakness

  2 Corinthians 12:2-10 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) 2 I know a person in Christ who fourteen years ago was caught up to the third heaven—whether in the body or out of the body I do not know; God knows. 3 And I know that such a person—whether in the body or out of the body I do…

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July 2018

In February I began writing a series of articles in the monthly newsletter to help explain and make Methodism easier to understand through my ministerial experiences. July’s article is below. I hope these articles will help you better understand Methodism and confirm and develop your faithful identification as a Methodist. Please let me know if…

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7-1-2018 In Time Of Need

Mark 5:21-43 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) A Girl Restored to Life and a Woman Healed 21 When Jesus had crossed again in the boat to the other side, a great crowd gathered around him; and he was by the sea. 22 Then one of the leaders of the synagogue named Jairus came and, when he saw him, fell at…

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