A Message from our Bishop

Bishop Bill McAlilly has just released a pastoral letter on the immigration issue and our United Methodist response to immigrants in our community. When you get a chance, check it out at http://bishopbillmcalilly.com/2014/12/15/a-bishops-letter-on-immigration/

The Guesthouse of the Soul

Recently as a part of my morning devotions I’ve been reading a new book by Ray Waddle, the former religion reporter for the Tennessean, and one of the finest observers of American religion that I’ve had the pleasure of knowing. Undistorted God: Dispatches of Faith Amid the Cultural Noise is a collection of essays Waddle has written … Read more

Moved in the gut

Yesterday, Jim Neely and I loaded up in his truck before sunrise and headed south to visit the City Road youth serving the needy of the Cumberland Mountains through their week with Mountain T.O.P. Ministries. I’m always blessed when I get to hang out with kids who are living out Christ’s call to love our … Read more