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Our Call to Do Justice, Love Kindness, Walk Humbly with God
News and Press Releases

Our Call to Do Justice, Love Kindness, Walk Humbly with God

During these turbulent days, we share the grief over the loss of George Floyd and and other people of color taken by violence. We denounce the oppression of structural and sustained racism in our country and elsewhere.

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Tipping Points

Tipping Points

Rev. Melvin Amerson was that tipping point for Rev. David Briggs. As a TMF Area Representative for the Texas Conference, Melvin had been working as a coach with David, encouraging him to tie the church’s bold new vision to stewardship.

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Rendle Endowment Empowers Innovation

Rendle Endowment Empowers Innovation

In October, over eighty church leaders, both clergy and lay, came together to explore innovation, courage, and resilience. During the Courageous Leadership Imperative (CLI)’s Launch 2.0, a TMF Leadership Ministry event, church teams from...

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TMF Welcomes Rev. Dr. Blair Thompson-White as Director of Leadership Ministry
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TMF Welcomes Rev. Dr. Blair Thompson-White as Director of Leadership Ministry

TMF recently announced the addition of Rev. Dr. Blair Thompson-White to its staff as Director of Leadership Ministry. In that role, she will be working with congregations to help communities discern and discover new ways to fulfill God’s purposes.

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Listen to the Roving Psalmist

Listen to the Roving Psalmist

We seek to know, walk alongside and assist those experiencing such grave sickness or real deprivation that they are having a really hard time saying those opening words of Psalm 23.

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One Day at a Time
Message from the President

One Day at a Time

For many, “One day at a time” is a casual phrase, something said without great thought or intended meaning. For my mother, pictured here, they were holy words, as they are for our family today, words that come out in special circumstances.

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Preaching Truth

Preaching Truth

In this blog, Gil Rendle, retired TMF Sr. Vice President, explores the importance of preaching as a primary tool of leadership for a pastor.

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The Epworth League

The Epworth League

Thinking about her Methodist History class at Perkins and a post-Civil War movement called the Epworth League, which provided discipleship experiences and leadership development for young adults, Katie realized the UMC had nothing similar in place.

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Bynum Miers Stewarded Potential, Moment by Moment
Message from the President

Bynum Miers Stewarded Potential, Moment by Moment

Bynum Miers was a McMurry graduate, committed Methodist, and avid philanthropist. On Christmas Day, we lost a stalwart champion of TMF.

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