Methodist Spirituality in a Post-Pandemic World

Methodist Spirituality in a Post-Pandemic World

According to Google, searches for prayer were at an all-time high during the height of the pandemic. Six out of ten people in the US and around the world prayed for an end to the pandemic. People were desperate for a solution. But now that COVID is receding, churches...
Ministry in a Digital World

Ministry in a Digital World

The pandemic hastened online adoption in nearly every area of our lives. However, as with any new technology, people and institutions adopt technology at different rates. While online tech is the answer for many congregations, not every church will be able to do all...
Embracing a Jewish Jesus

Embracing a Jewish Jesus

This week we celebrate the miracle around which Christian life revolves: the death and resurrection of Jesus. It makes me wonder if we are truly ready to embrace a Jewish Jesus. Jesus is seen as a Jew in many pulpits and pews, but usually as an exception, an anomaly....
Eight Ways to Fill Your Pews

Eight Ways to Fill Your Pews

How to fill your pews has been a question since before the pandemic. It is especially compelling now. As you think about this important question, keep in mind the following eight facts, and eight ways you can act. I encourage you to share this article with your key leaders and decision-makers so that you can discover the unique ways you will choose to fill your pews this year.