The Ancient Ways – Part 3

An unintentional fastThere have been a few times in my life I have considered the idea of fasting with some seriousness. I first read about it in a serious sense in college and again sometime later in seminary. In seminary, I tried a few times to fast just to get an idea of what itContinue reading “The Ancient Ways – Part 3”

The Road VI

Last week, I told you about my first car, a 1989 Camaro. I also told you that I was not the greatest driver as sixteen-year-old, in fact, quite the opposite. I have driven at speeds that would terrify anyone other than race car drivers and took chances that no one in their right mind shouldContinue reading “The Road VI”

What is a Methodist II

Not Quite Alike Thousands of people in the world share both a birthday and birth parents. We refer to these people as twins, children born at basically the same time to the same parents. Most all of us know a set of twins from our family, from school, or at the very least, from popularContinue reading “What is a Methodist II”

Living VI: The Advocate

Seeing is believing I have always been fascinated with the mechanical workings of God’s Creation. Whether it is the physics behind the crashing of the waves or the intricate beauty of a flower, I could easily spend hours wondering about the nature of nature itself. One of the great marvels of nature is the humanContinue reading “Living VI: The Advocate”

Tearing it Down to the Frame

Last week I had the privilege of writing an article for Um-Insight called Time to Look Under the Hood (click here to see the article). In it, I talked about the need “to figure out how much of the engine that we call the UMC needs replacing.” In the comments section below the article, aContinue reading “Tearing it Down to the Frame”