From The Pastors

December 2018

“Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” – 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 There is a novel, Robinson Crusoe, written by Daniel Defoe. It is a story about a man shipwrecked on a desert island. After that, he had to lead a…

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November 2018

Title: It is that time again to ask God for help for our Parish and The United Methodist Church Matthew 7:8-Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. Pastor Ran and I want to say “Thanks” to you. Thanks for fully…

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October 2018

The Special General Conference meeting in February of 2019, will be offered three options (The One Church Plan, The Connectional Conference Plan, The Traditional Plan) submitted by the Commission on A Way Forward to help direct the church in the coming years. Many of the bishops in the U.S. and our Wisconsin Annual Conference bishop,…

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September 2018

I have written a series of easily understandable articles for many months, continuing in the September newsletter, to explain Methodism through my ministerial experiences and theologies. This month, I wrote a short article about Holy Communion based on Methodist theology. I hope these articles will help you better understand Methodism as it pertains to Holy…

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August 2018

In continuation of the series of easily understandable articles I began in February to explain about Methodism through my ministerial experiences, below is August’s article. I hope these articles will help you better understand Methodism and confirm and develop your faithful identification as a Methodist. I look forward to hearing any questions and thoughts about…

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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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June 2018

For June I am continuing the series of articles trying to explain Methodism in an easily understandable way, through my ministerial experiences. I hope these articles will help you better understand Methodism and confirm and develop your faithful identification as a Methodist. Q) What Is Our Understanding (as Methodists) of Evil as It Exists in…

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May 2018

Beginning in February I prepared a series of easily understandable articles to explain Methodism through my ministerial experiences. I hope these articles will help you better understand Methodism and confirm and develop your faithful identification as a Methodist. Q) What is the nature and mission of the church? What are its primary tasks today? The…

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April 2018

I prepared a series of easily understandable articles to continue February to explain about Methodism through my ministerial experiences. I hope these articles will help you better understand Methodism and confirm and develop your faithful identification as a Methodist. Q) What Is the Primary Characteristics of United Methodist Polity? The superintendency of bishop and district…

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March 2018

In everything we have won more than a victory because of Christ who loves us.– Romans 8:37 The 2018 Winter Olympics is now proceeding in my homeland, PyeongChang, South Korea. While I was watching the opening ceremony, I felt so sorry that I could not be there in person with my family. Anyway, whenever I…

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