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The promise of Easter

4/13/2017

"Jesus is calling you and me to move from weeping to believing to proclaiming," says Bishop Ough. May you have a blessed Easter!


Practicing resurrection

4/20/2017

For me, to practice resurrection is to keep an open mind and let God be God, which means doing radically impossible and improbable things.


The promise of Easter

4/13/2017

"Jesus is calling you and me to move from weeping to believing to proclaiming," says Bishop Ough. May you have a blessed Easter!


The practice of listening

4/6/2017

Listening is crucial in our relationship with God, in living an authentic life, in being part of a healthy community, in leading. But we aren’t very good at it.


Connection, cause, or Christ?

4/5/2017

To attract young families, we need to stop trying to attract them with social connections and social causes and start by offering them Christ.


Walking together

3/30/2017

It is time to bury the Doctrine of Discovery forever.


Time to air out church?

3/29/2017

It's time to air out our ministry by taking church outside the walls of our buildings.


Embracing our DNA

3/15/2017

Bishop Ough shares what our founding DNA might tell us about Minnesota United Methodists today.


Living out our calling

3/9/2017

When I was younger, I thought of “called” and “ministry” as words that pertained only to ordained clergy, not the rest of us. But that didn’t last. God presented opportunities to challenge my perspective.


Ash Wednesday: Moving Out of the Shadows

2/23/2017

Our Lenten journey is one of moving out of the darkness of sin and the shadows of doubt into the new life in Christ—"birth from above."


5 gifted people who should be on your team

1/23/2017

Ephesians 4:11 gives us the makeup of a high-impact team that is worth assembling in ministry.


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