Explore Your Mission: Following Jesus

God is doing a new thing in my life. I officially retired June 30 with 50 years under appointment as a United Methodist minister. As I have shared with you before, I was a 20-year-old college student when I was appointed to two small churches in West Virginia.  Now, 50 years later, God is doing […]

Engaging in Mission What do we need to do Transforming Mission (2)

Engaging the mission is about following Jesus into the community and being about God’s business. It is a way of relating to and loving others within the community in which you are located. To help resource you in Engaging the Community, we have explored The Seven Missional Questions (Engaging in Mission: Engaging the Community), have […]

Important Reminders for Christ Centered Leaders

What’s important for Christ-centered leaders? Below are three reminders to know and act on as a leader. Read all three, or pick the one inviting you to act. 1. People are Important People are important. Regardless of who a person is or what that person has done, regardless of whether a person agrees with me […]

Two Important Leadership Reminders Transforming Mission

This week, we’re looking back to look ahead. Reflect momentarily on the people you’re leading and your leadership traits. What are you celebrating in ministry right now regarding your leadership? What areas are stretching you? Once you have a response to those two questions, below are three articles to review. Read all three or pick […]

I am Grateful Transforming Mission Social

Where have the past eight years gone? It seems just like yesterday that I was first appointed to the Capital Area South District, then to the Capital Area North District, and then to the Olentangy River District. In many ways, the past eight years have been some of the best and most enjoyable of my […]