July 3, 2016 - The Joy of Being Delegated by Jesus

By William H. Willimon
Encountering the text: In Luke’s Gospel, Jesus calls disciples to him to assign them a job to do in his mission. Thus Luke tells us the story of Jesus sending the… read more

3 steps for a better marriage

By David Dorn
David Dorn shares three practical steps to take for a healthier marriage.  David Dorn is the Lead Contemporary Pastor for Marvin United Methodist Church in Tyler… read more

Cyberbullying

By Peter Surran
Tragedy in the news For several days this past April, the news media in Virginia covered the disappearance of a Fairfax County firefighter, Nicole Mittendorf. After extensive… read more

Inducers of Pain

By William H. Willimon
A classic book on leadership, pastoral or otherwise, is Ron Heifetz’s Leadership without Easy Answers. One of Heifetz’s leadership insights still tops my list: a… read more

Art of the Sermon: Speaking human - Dr. Brian Russell

By Dan Wunderlich
Thanks for checking out this episode of Art of the Sermon! Be sure to subscribe through iTunes, Google Play Music, or your favorite podcast app. If you enjoy this episode, leave a … read more

September 25, 2016 - A Tough, Truthful Story That May Be Good News

By William H. Willimon
Encountering the text: Last week’s first lesson, Amos 8:4-7, received no attention from us:   Hear this, you who trample on the needy and destroy the poor of the land… read more

Postscript to Portland

By Chappell Temple
I’m almost afraid to admit it, but I think I came away from Portland if not quite “surprised by joy,” to quote C.S. Lewis, at least somewhat cautiously… read more

Art of the Sermon: (re)Aligning with God - Dr. Brian Russell

By Dan Wunderlich
Thanks for checking out this episode of Art of the Sermon! Be sure to subscribe through iTunes, Google Play Music, or your favorite podcast app. If you enjoy this episode, leave a … read more

Productive Pastor: Developing systems that work

By Chad Brooks
Do you use systems? When I talk about systems do you struggle to understand what it’s like to build and implement them? In this episode we are going to talk about developing … read more

Why United Methodists’ chaos on sexuality issues will continue

By Jacob Lupfer / Religion News Service
(RNS) While many evangelical church bodies have reiterated their “no” to homosexuality — and most mainline Protestant traditions have said “yes”… read more

Tears in the airport

By Jacob Armstrong
I’m leaving General Conference 2016 and there are tears in the corners of my eyes. It’s not because I am sad to leave. I know in part it is due to the fact that… read more

Sermon Options: June 19, 2016

By Ministry Matters
GOD'S UNWAVERING COMMITMENT ISAIAH 65:1-9 In 1952, a New York City probation officer searched for more than a year to find an organization somewhere in the Bronx that would take… read more
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