Teen Rites of Passage

by Kay Palmer Marsh
An Interview with Kay Palmer Marsh, Senior Pastor of Westminster United Methodist Church in Westminster, Colo., a diverse congregation in an aging first-ring suburb of Denver. Not … read more

Gratitude Stories

by Martin Thielen
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, the following gratitude stories might be helpful to you. They all fall under the theme of 1 Thessalonians 5:18, “Give thanks in all … read more

The Mystery of Baptism

by Steven Bruns
Baptism is the rite to celebrate the beginning of life, whether it is a brand new life in the world through birth, or a brand new life in Christ through conversion. Baptism is one … read more

Creative Worship on Hope

by Katie Z. Dawson
Here, Katie describes the creative worship that followed Iowa's major flooding in 2010. Using the story of Noah and some participatory artwork, the worship brought hope and… read more

Made of Time

by Kevin Alton
Sarah has a lot going on. She plays in three school sports a year, each of which involves daily practices during the season and regular workouts in the off-season. As a favor to… read more

Sermon Starter: All Saints Day

by Matthew L. Kelley
Scriptures for All Saints Day: Revelation 7:9-17; Psalm 34:1-10, 22; 1 John 3:1-3; Matthew 5:1-12 M.C. Escher is one of my favorite artists. He’s the guy who did the pencil … read more
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