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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.