Monthly Archives: September 2014

DEA CHURCH WORKERS CONVOCATION PROGRAM Enjoining all workers (active and retired) to pls attend this momentous gathering on October. Davao Episcopal Area – The United Methodist Church The Davao Episcopal Area will hold a historic area-wide church workers convocation on October … Continue reading

Posted in DEA Reports | Leave a comment

A Preacher’s Guide: 10 Things Every New Believer Should Know by Brian Mavis If you are off by a few degrees at the start and you travel the path for a while, you will be off by miles later. I … Continue reading

Posted in DEA Reports | Leave a comment

Lessons I Learned From My Mentor by Chris Hefner   Sometimes leadership lessons are caught as much as they are taught. As my mentor, Dr. Greg Mathis has modeled skills and competency in pastoring and preaching. Preacher Greg has prepared … Continue reading

Posted in DEA Reports | Leave a comment

A United Methodist Understanding of Baptism Who tells you who you are? We receive our identity from others, from the expectations of friends and colleagues, from the labels society puts upon us, and from the influence of family. To become … Continue reading

Posted in DEA Reports | Leave a comment

Refresh the Offering: Ten Tips By Donna Schaper 1. Go Back to Basics. What is an offering? It is a response to the word of God, made in cash or check. That may sound disrespectful to both God and cash … Continue reading

Posted in DEA Reports | Leave a comment

Are we really doing family ministries? By Ed Trimmer Will you nuture this child in Christ’s holy church… I overheard this conversation recently at a United Methodist church. Should we have a baby shower for the child of one of … Continue reading

Posted in DEA Reports | Leave a comment

Old just ain’t what it used to be By Ed Zinkiewicz The word old used to carry a mantel of respect. An old person was one who had achieved something, arrived, had matured. Grandfathers and grandmothers were the revered ones … Continue reading

Posted in DEA Reports | Leave a comment

Rehearsing Before You Preach Lewis Parks 0 Comments Add to Bin John Wesley, the founder of the Methodist movement, told preachers who had trouble pronouncing certain words to listen to those who pronounced them correctly, then read those words aloud … Continue reading

Posted in DEA Reports | Leave a comment

GBHEM and GBOD renew and expand e-readers for theological education agreement September 8, 2014 By Press Releases Leave a Comment By Marcie Smeck NASHVILLE, Tn: A pilot project to provide e-readers loaded with theological texts has proven so successful that … Continue reading

Posted in DEA Reports | Leave a comment

DEA CHURCH WORKERS CONVOCATION

enjoining all workers (active and retired) to pls attend this momentous gathering on October. Davao Episcopal Area – The United Methodist Church The Davao Episcopal Area will hold a historic area-wide church workers convocation on October 28-30, 2014 at Spottswood … Continue reading

Posted in DEA Reports | Leave a comment