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Book Review: Pets in devotional book demonstrate God’s love

My life would be much less full without the love of my dogs. They pull me out of my introverted self and often serve as a catalyst for me to talk to perfect strangers. Animals can break down the barriers that we put up between ourselves.

Pastors find social media following

The Rev. Scott Carnes wants to see how authentically he can share his life and faith through online media. For the 32-year-old associate pastor at First United Methodist Church in Pontiac, Ill., electronic communications, if used properly, present a “new frontier” that can foster personal relationships, promote connectionalism and, ultimately, contribute to the denominational goal […]