Robert Spain

Robert H. Spain is a retired bishop in the United Methodist Church, currently serving as chaplain of the United Methodist Publishing House.

Show More…

Articles

Prayer Service for Oklahoma Tornado Victims

By Robert Spain
Bishop Robert Spain spoke this morning at UMPH's prayer service for the Oklahoma tornado victims.  read more

Information in a Human Format

By Robert Spain
Scenes of those camped out waiting for the “coming-of-something” showered our living rooms. My clock radio alarm was doing a time count-down at 6 a.m. this morning. It … read more

Sharing What You Have with Christ

By Robert Spain
The feeding of the multitude on the grassy hills near the shore of the Sea of Galilee was obviously a very important event in the life of Jesus inasmuch as it is the only miracle… read more

A Random Act of Respect

By Robert Spain
It was so unexpected. I couldn’t believe what I was witnessing. It happened as if it were choreographed. I have seen time-lapse photography of the unfolding of a lily bloom… read more

Seniors and Technology

By Robert Spain
Back in March, we were glued to our televisions watching the earthquake-induced tsunami racing onto the shores of Northern Japan. I could hardly believe what I was seeing. It was… read more