Our daughter-in-law made the courageous choice a few years ago to marry our son, leave all she knew in her native Kyrgyzstan, and come to America. As I have watched her struggle to learn a new language and culture it has made me realize… Continue Reading “Do You Love Me More Than These?”
In Acts 1:4, Jesus told his disciples, “Do not leave … wait for the gift my Father promised.” The Spirit came to those who were waiting in the upper room. I invite you to take these three days of Pentecost, beginning Thursday evening, to… Continue Reading “A New Pentecost?”
I don’t like change. I don’t like being uncomfortable or not knowing what lies ahead. But it seems this is what we’re being forced into, both in our world and as United Methodists. As the leader of the prayer-focused Holston chapter of the WCA… Continue Reading “Living in Uncharted Territory”
Somber as the day is, we at the Holston WCA pray your Good Friday experience is a blessed one. Here is a gift to us from David and Kathryn Davis Bowden. David, by the way, is a Holston WCA board member.
During any season, prayer should be our first priority. Certainly, in the midst of this COVID-19 crisis, we want to be praying. Before this crisis began, The Wesleyan Covenant Association formed an intercessory prayer network. Becky Wilder has volunteered to head up our intercessory… Continue Reading “First, We Pray”