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Category: General Conference

Sunday morning

Being here at General Conference is a different kind of experience. Being with so many people from so many places is pretty amazing. Spending yesterday in prayer, and starting in worship today seems like the place to start. As today unfolds, I look forward to what happens. Today, Bishop Ken Carder asks the question if…
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Day of Prayer

Saturday is set aside as a day of prayer. What better way to start a conference that deals with such complex human issues. The delegates are learning about ministries and churches across the global connection. Prayers are being offered for each of them. Pray with them. Pray for all present to be open to God’s…
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First reflection

As I sit in worship during the United Methodist Communicator’s Conference ahead of General Conference, I am reminded of our human tendency to fear. This is why God continually reminds God’s people to not fear. I am also reminded about the struggles the church has throughout its life. The church has a history of difficult…
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Pre Reflection 2019

“To what will I compare the people of this generation?” Jesus asked. “What are they like? They are like children sitting in the marketplace calling out to each other, ‘We played the flute for you and you didn’t dance. We sang a funeral song and you didn’t cry.’ John the Baptist came neither eating bread…
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