Tag Archives: United Methodist Church

Why I’m Still United Methodist: My Testimony

Audio Version I can remember the first time that I stepped foot in a United Methodist Church. I grew up Episcopalian, so I had been used to a very “high church,” “smells and bells” kind of experience. You know. Those liturgical gymnastics kind of services (sit, kneel, stand, kneel, sit, stand…) The services that have…

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Perkins Chapel at Southern Methodist University

Sermon: “Where is Your Treasure?” – Perkins Chapel, Perkins School of Theology, November 10th, 2021

Sermon Context Guest preaching for an online chapel service for Perkins School of Theology students, faculty, & staff hosted by the Perkins Financial Literary program on November 10th, 2021. Scripture Matthew 6:25-34 I’m so honored (and also scared out of my mind) to be preaching for Perkins Chapel in front of my friends, colleagues, and…

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Why Do We Think We Need the Institution to Make Disciples?

Short answer: Because without the institution making disciples of Christ, we can’t claim that the institution is a church. The institution would be serving only one master: itself. Context Commissioned article for United Methodist Communications on their Rethink Church Platform, revolving around the question: “Why do we need (or think we need) the institution to…

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