Tag Archives: United Methodist Church

What is going on right under your nose

This morning someone on Facebook posted pictures and a video of a Wallops Island (VA) rocket launch that could be seen locally. When I saw that the picture and video was posted 44 minutes previous, I realized that I had … Continue reading

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Agreement in the UMC

The Bible is clear that God’s people are to love. In the UMC it is probably the one single thing on which every person, without exception, agrees. You might think every pastor would agree on the substitutionary atonement of the … Continue reading

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America, Babylon, and the UMC

I do not know how it is going to work out for our country or for the UMC.  But I know God is on the throne.  Continue reading

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The UMC and Chock full o’ Nuts

They just liked the name, even though it was no longer representative of their product.  Continue reading

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What do you see when you look at this window?

When it comes to the Biblical command to love, the question is not, “What does love mean to you?” The question is “What does God mean when He says to love?” Continue reading

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You can trust Him

There has been a Ford Aspire for sale along Rt. 28 for the last couple of weeks.  I joked with Diane that I wanted to buy it.  I used to own one much like the one that is for sale.  … Continue reading

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God’s unpredictable ways

Last night our church served somewhere close to 100 meals at the Union Rescue Mission in Cumberland, MD.  One of the people who was there serving was 10 year old Jayden, whom Carolyn brought.  Dinner was from 5-5:30.  When dinner … Continue reading

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What’s your mood?

The UMC has a fitness tracking program for pastors and their spouses.  Diane and I have a pedometer and an online program that we load our steps and activities to.  Not only does it keep track of our steps and … Continue reading

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The best cabins on the cruise ship to hell

We act as if our possessions and social standing is the scorecard for how we are doing with God. Continue reading

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Where to find Free Wifi

This morning someone was parked in front of the church for a few minutes.  They had their head down looking at their phone. And they were not just parked in the church lot, which is common, but they had pulled … Continue reading

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