We are thrilled to welcome Shea Reyenga to our ministry staff as our new Minister of Evangelism & Teaching. Hailing from the Hoosier State, Shea was baptized at Topeka UMC in the heart of Amish country and grew up at Trinity UMC in Elkhart with … [Read more]
How Humility Can Bring you Beyond the First Step
Today's post comes from Jimmy Kinley, who regularly blogs at www.becomegreater.wordpress.com. Jimmy is a member of First Methodist Mansfield and recently shared this post with me. I am grateful for him allowing me to share it here with you. “‘My … [Read more]
Prayers you might pray
This post is a supplement to the first message in our Talking with God message series and includes three historic prayers you might use in your own practice of prayer. Lord's Prayer Our Father who art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom … [Read more]
Celebrating service in the Mansfield community
Today I had the honor to present Phil Stover, a faithful member of our church family who serves in numerous ways in our community, with the Gary Whetzel Heart for the Community Award. Below are the remarks I offered in that presentation. It is my … [Read more]
How can we help?
Dear First Family, Psalm 121, verse 1 - 2 reads— I lift up my eyes to the mountains—where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth. Verse one contains a question that so many in the path of Hurricane Harvey … [Read more]
How do we respond to Charlottesville?
In the aftermath of Charlottesville, I’ve been asked by many, "How should the church and Christians in general respond to all of this?" … [Read more]
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