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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
News and Press Releases

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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JFON and Texas Impact Collaborate

JFON and Texas Impact Collaborate

Our New Year Spotlight shines on San Antonio Region Justice For Our Neighbors (SARJFON), which provides quality, affordable legal services to low-income immigrants, refugees and asylum-seekers, and its 2019 collaboration with Texas Impact.

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Matryoshka Haus

Matryoshka Haus

As we begin 2020, TMF shines a light on a story of faith and innovative ministry, Matryoshka Haus. In 2019, TMF grants provided a grant to this UK-based ministry that is expanding its mission in the US and working with UMC congregations.

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