Robert Spain

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

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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