Beyond Christmas

12/12/2020
The pandemic caused by COVID-19, or coronavirus, has resulted in a great sense of loss this holiday season. Beloved gatherings have been cancelled or moved online, routine errands now involve a litany...

Leaving the Comfort Zone

12/12/2020
Exploring a Call to Ministry Outside the Church   Living out an active faith has always been a part of ViaFaith McCullough’s life. The 22-year-old daughter of Revs. Nancy and Victor McCullough said ...

Monastics in the Heartland

12/12/2020
For some, the term monasticism may bring up images of chanting monks or helpful nuns. For Rev. Matt Scraper, monasticism is an important part of his life and expression of faith.  Scraper, an elder in...

100 years of NSO

9/11/2020
If your heart broke every time you went to work, what would keep you going every day? For Stacey Ninness, the answer is simple: seeing people’s lives change for the better. Ninness is the president ...

Online Giving

9/11/2020
Start, improve & refine your online giving practices Before COVID-19 led to church closings in March 2020, only 33 percent of surveyed United Methodist churches in Oklahoma offered some form of ...

The Bare Minimum

9/11/2020
Why Rev. Dylan Ward considers his response to a racist message on Instagram "the bare minimum." Rev. Dylan Ward thinks it’s ironic to think that people are asking him, a “29-year-old white guy,” about...

Connection in the midst of uncertainty

3/13/2020
The Methodist understanding of connection began as a way for the denomination’s founder, John Wesley, to make sure every community of believers could be connected to the church as a whole. That ...

For the Worth of a Child

3/13/2020
How two women worked to keep a ministry alive By Emily Robnett If there is one universal truth about small towns, it is this: word travels fast. For the Worth of a Child, a non-profit program that ...

Our Brother in Red

3/13/2020
The Oklahoma Indian Missionary Conference By Ginny Underwood Before missionaries set foot on the continent, indigenous peoples in North America had a clear understanding of the principles of ...

Say What? Decoding the jargon around General Conference

3/13/2020
General Conference will take place May 5-15. The Advance Daily Christian Advocate lists the petitions that will be considered by delegates during legislative committees, which will turn into calendar ...

Oh Chrismon Tree

12/6/2019

Ready at a Moment's Call

12/6/2019
A Story of Lay Servant Ministries Maurice Hawthorne knows a thing or two about Methodist service. The retired physics and chemistry teacher was an active leader in his district council by his junior ...

Second-Look Books

12/6/2019
Books that deserve a fresh look in 2020 "A Long Obedience in the Same Direction"by Eugene H. Peterson. Society too often looks for quick fixes and instant gratifications. Peterson’s book examines ...

The Academy for Innovative Ministry

12/6/2019
What could ministry look like if money was no object? Nineteen United Methodist pastors across Oklahoma spent nine months considering the possibilities. From early childhood development to after ...

A love letter to newsletter

9/3/2019
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