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News Release: Sarah Wilke Leaving Discipleship Ministries

NEWS RELEASE Discipleship Ministries | Communications Office Steve Horswill-Johnston, Executive Director (615) 340-1726 (O) (615) 429-3431 (C) Wilke Leaving Discipleship Ministries NASHVILLE, Tenn. Sept. 14, 2016 /Discipleship Ministries/ – Sarah Wilke, Associate General Secretary and Publisher/World Editor of The Upper Room, is no longer employed by Discipleship Ministries of The United Methodist Church, effective […]

Commentary: Devotional guide has new readers in Nepal

By Sarah Wilke, Special Contributor… Every year, hundreds of adventurous climbers attempt to reach the summit of Mount Everest, the highest on earth. But not all challenges in Nepal involve trekking to a mountaintop. Two pastors in Nepal, the Rev. Ratna Chapagain and the Rev. Prem Maharjan, have sought another lofty goal. I met Ratna […]

In Greece, ‘Upper Room’ serves an increasing need

By Sarah Wilke, Special Contributor… Spring never came this year for my friend Fotis Romeos. Instead, the Greek editor of the Upper Room devotional guide says “it has been a raining, gray and crying season” in his economically devastated country. Fotis is a firsthand witness to the Greek debt crisis and the personal toll it […]