Starting New Congregations in the United Methodist Church

The following is from Bishop Scott Jones blog and he addresses starting New Churches for the future growth of the church. Path 1 is a United Methodist Group who plans to revive the tradition of starting a new church every day of the year. They make a great and convincing argument.  http://www.path1.org/ Ronnie Bishop Scott Jones Blog Site http://www.kswestumc.org/bishop_blog_recent.asp The case for new congregations Published:...

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It’s a Boy! It’s a Boy! It’s a Boy!
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Blessed with children — 41 times
Dec29

Blessed with children — 41 times

ADEL, Ga. (BP)–Often, a picture in the mail was all it took. Word had gotten out about the couple willing to take in children, no matter if they were minorities or a sibling group or had special needs. Drew and Nancy McDowell — married as teens and childless their first five years — made room. Some came alone, but six times they came in groups of three or more. Today the McDowells count 41 children, all but one of...

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Anger and Frustration Feed Misbehavior…Reminders Fuel Both
Dec29

Anger and Frustration Feed Misbehavior…Reminders Fuel Both

Dear Ronnie, This time of year can be stressful on everyone, especially parents. From money issues to the kids being home from school, it can be difficult to remember the basics of Love and Logic. This week, Dr. Charles Fay reminds us it is better to stay calm when enforcing limits instead of getting mad and lecturing. Have a safe and happy holiday season from all of us at Love and Logic! Anger and Frustration Feed...

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Just Like Jesus by Max Lucado

“I am going to risk something here. It’s dangerous to sum up grand truths in one statement, but I’m going to try. If a sentence or two could capture God’s desire for each of us, it might read like this”: “God loves you just the way you are, but he refuses to leave you that way. He wants you to be just like Jesus.” Max Lucado in Just Like Jesus

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