Archives for October 2013

Recently Read: Hollywood UMC puts its faith in filming

Some pastors have interesting decisions to make about the limits of ministry in their respective contexts. Consider the decisions the staff of the Hollywood UMC has to make on a regular basis: Although they support the film industry, the two pastors balk at some projects. Cooper-Ledesma said she declined when the producers of “CSI” wanted […]

Recently Read: United Methodist HBCUs Working to Recruit Minorities in STEM

From PRWEB: United Methodist historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), supported by The United Methodist Church’s Black College Fund, are working to recruit more women and minorities in the academic areas of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). via United Methodist HBCUs Working to Recruit Minorities in STEM – Press Release – Digital Journal. Click […]

A trinity of churches find connection their greatest ally

The Waples Memorial, Trinity, and Price Memorial United Methodist Churches of Denison, TX, recently joined together in a cooperative way to form a “trinity of churches.” Gary Carter of Waples Memorial UMC reports on the success of this creative ministry.

The Skeptic Pastor: Marketing or ministry?

The most disappointing thing about the hospital idea was that serving those people anonymously, caring for their souls and wiping their tears was great advertisement. It was great because it was lifting Jesus up.