SEJ: New bishop, new budget, new start

From a new bishop for South Carolina and revised episcopal assignments to passage of a $1.3M budget, here’s what happened at SEJ Conference. By Jessica Brodie.

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‘Christ is moving in young people’

If you’ve ever been tempted to think college students don’t care about Jesus, spend a few minutes at a Monday worship at The Citadel or a Wednesday movie night at Winthrop Wesley. Their campus ministers think you’ll come away surprised—and heartened. By Jessica Brodie.

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Harmful labels

Labels can be incredibly damaging, and they run the risk of pigeon-holing us into false identities. They can affect how we see ourselves and place limits on our potential to do God’s work in this world. We can do better. A column by Jessica Brodie.


Seeking a more excellent way together

Twelve years together. Twelve years of shared ministry and mission. Twelve years of dreaming God-sized visions. Twelve years of seeking a more excellent way. Together. A column by Bishop L. Jonathan Holston

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Eyes for Haiti

The story of the Eye Clinic at the Methodist Project at Gebeau in Jérémie, Haiti, as told by ophthalmologist Dr. Hal H. Crosswell Jr.

What I Want My Kids (and Me) to Know

A lunchbox napkin project with the Rev. Tyler Strange's daughter has been turned into a book of 45 “napkin thoughts” to help everyone discover new ways to become better humans.

Laughing All the Way to Heaven

The Rev. Dr. Kim Strong offers humorous stories from his pastor’s life, from his first years finding his footing in a small rural church to his retirement years, often spent on his Harley-Davidson.

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