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A NEW GENERATION OF JOSHUAS FOR THE UMC?

[The Reverend Wil Cantrell (Robert W. Cantrell) is an ordained elder in the Holston Conference of the United Methodist Church.  He serves as Pastor of Lebanon Memorial UMC.  Wil is a graduate of Emory & Henry College and Duke Divinity School.] To my friends and fellow leaders in the Holston Conference and the United Methodist Church, I offer … Continue reading

FORMING PEOPLE IN CHRISTLIKENESS: Insight into ministry by the Reverend Josh Kilbourne

In my appointments in ministry thus far, I have found the congregations often suffer from a lack of focus.   Unfortunately, in my experience, churches fall into assuming that being busy = being faithful.  Churches get caught up in so many “good causes” that I am afraid we end up missing the mark related to following … Continue reading

GOD LANGUAGE

Metaphor is the language we use for speaking about God because it opens up possibilities of mystery, power, and being that otherwise we are incapable of expressing or even thinking.  Dr. Robert Denham is one of the world’s leading interpreters of Northrup Frye. He delivered the Reynolds Lecture, 3/28/2012.  Follow the links to the podcast (https://religiousjourney.com/professional-advice/).  … Continue reading

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