I have mentioned it before, but I tend to sing (usually three) songs when I pray the Daily Office. I am currently singing through the Nazarene hymnal, Sing to the Lord, once again. Today, I was in the section on holiness. In fac…Read more
[sermon audio above] Scriptures: Job 38:1-7 & Mark 4:1-12 On Sunday, February 12th of 1809, two of the most consequential men of history were born: one was born into poverty in a log cabin in Kentucky, and the other was born into wealth in a mansio…Read more
Transfiguration SundayScripture Reading: Matthew 5:38-48 (NRSV)I must admit that while we will observe Transfiguration Sunday, I will utilize chapter 17 of Matthew liturgically within the beginning of the worship service and we will continue to examine…Read more
Today’s post is by Rev. Igmedio Domingo, District Superintendent of the Southwest Metro Manila District in the Manila Episcopal Area and a signer of the Christmas Covenant. The post contains remarks made by Rev. Domingo at the Pre-General Conference Br…Read more
Claims and Counterclaims by Bishops and Professors provide helpful reflections.Read more
I was talking to my daughter about preparing as a delegate to General Conference, and she said, “Dad, you need to make a breakup playlist.” Since music has always been the first language of my soul, I immediately knew this was a good idea. It would be cathartic if nothing else. Here are a few … Continue reading “A Heartbreak Playlist for General Conference”Read more
Payouts for 2019 apportionments proved to be higher than financial officials had expected.Read more
The most significant piece of news in the UMC this week is undoubtedly the actions of the Philippines Annual Conference – Cavite, although many may have missed the significance. The PAC Cavite, meeting Feb. 12-14, passed two pieces of legislation on to the General Conference: the Protocol of Reconciliation & Grace Through Separation and the Christmas Covenant legislation. UMNS has this report about the conference’s actions.