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Second Nature?

This past Sunday, Pastor Nathan preached on prayer becoming second nature to us. As I pondered his words, I wondered why I did not feel it came as second nature to me.  I have always heard prayer defined as a conversation with God.  We are taught that we ought to...

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Be a Human Being, Not a Human Doing

In early May, I and six other church members spent a week at the UMCOR Sager-Brown Depot in Baldwin Louisiana. I was accompanied by Joyce White, Kathy Helmer, Dawn Rice, Lisa Henson, Susanne Osborne, and Butch Chapman. This was the 12th year that JFUMC has sent a mission team and it...

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Happy Birthday!

I imagine we’ve all heard those words many times over. Even if you are in your teenage years, you’ve likely grown accustomed to hearing the phrase on or around your birthday. Yet, the older I get, the more the birthdays I accumulate, and the more I hear Happy Birthday, the...

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A Helping Hand

Some of you know that I have been on a journey to become a Licensed Methodist Minister. This was definitely something that just happened to me seven months ago. I have reflected on how in the world I got here. I knew my faith was growing the last fifteen years...

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Let the Little Children Come to Me…

As the Gospel of Matthew tells us, “Jesus said, ‘Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.'” Jesus put children in the middle of His ministry. We should take a lead from Jesus and put children...

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