Tag Archives: united methodist

You Don’t get the General Conference Varsity Letters Just Yet

Mark Miller stands with friends in prayer at General Conference. Photo by United Methodist News Service I don’t know if you have been watching General Conference at all. I have been watching whenever possible. So addicted this is to my church nerd DNA that I have watched the live stream while giving a bath to my two year old. It ...

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Considering Ordination? What you need to know first.

I’ve been in the process of becoming Ordained on the United Methodist Church for about 9 years now. I still find myself answering questions on a regular basis about the process and the titles and what it all means. So this article is an attempt to explain some of the process and fancy words that our church uses to talk ...

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New Website is for United Methodist Youth Ministry

Whether it’s navigating a sea of acronyms like UMYF, BOD, SPR, GBHEM and UMCOR, or understanding the distinctions between ordained elders, deacons and acolytes, United Methodist youth workers share a lot of the same challenges and blessings.  Being connectional is a gift we can leverage by sharing thoughts and ideas.  Even though our specific situations differ – rural, urban, suburban, ...

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Getting Naked with Brian McLaren

Kevin Alton sits down with Brian McLaren to talk up his new book “Naked Spirituality,” Perkins School of Youth Ministry & more. Video 1 of 2!

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