Save the Date: the @UMOrthodoxy "Holy People, Faithful Church" conference

Finally… we’ve been sitting on this for a while, but now we can announce it!! As we line up sponsors, speakers, and break-out sessions (want to volunteer?), we will update […]

In several of the Methodist pages in the wonderful world of social media, Judge not is often a hot topic. In an effort to give us all something to think […]

The first part of this commentary may be found here and the story from Gather at the River it is about may be found here. “In our baptismal vows, the second […]

not at this river, Part the third

This is a continuation of the stories I read from Gather at the River. The first two parts can be found here and here. Today’s story will come from the reflections […]

Dr David Watson wants to take #UMC money

As you know, conspiracy nuts have attempted to prove that Dr. David Watson is in a vast conspiracy to realign UM monies to benefit personal projects. We have caught him […]


Martyr. noun. 1.a person who willingly suffers death rather than renounce his or her religion. This is what we as Christians have long understood the definition of martyr to be. […]

This is a continuation on my reflections of the stories (in blog form) that came out of the Gather at the River event publicized by Reconciling Ministries. It continues my […]

Not at this river, part the first

I am sure this will come as no surprise, but I did not attend the Gather at the River event publicized by Reconciling Ministries. Because of this, I will not […]