Entries by Tim Bias

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Now What Do We Do?

Living into Easter I have a confession to make. Over my years of ministry, I was much busier on the Saturday side of Easter than I was on the days following Easter. The week preceding Resurrection Sunday, beginning with Palm Sunday, was full of activities. Each activity had its own meaning and purpose. Everything from […]

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Be Who You Are

Over the past several weeks, I have been thinking of who you and I need to be in the midst of the stress and anxiety of our United Methodist Church. I’ve been thinking: Who or what makes us who we need to be for the congregations and communities we serve? What makes any one of […]

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31 Days of Prayer

Frederick Beuchner writes, “According to Jesus, by far the most important thing about prayer is to keep at it.”  In October, I shared Bishop Palmer’s invitation to pray daily for the Special Session of General Conference to be held February 23-26 in St. Louis. (You can review Bishop Palmer’s invitation in this post.) Today, I am writing […]