Honoring Those Who’ve Gone Before Us

"All Saints Day is a day of remembrance for the saints, with the NT meaning of all Christian people of every time and place. We celebrate the communion of saints as we remember the dead, both of the Church universal and of our local congregations." (United Methodist Book of Worship) What is a Saint?In the … Read more

Jonah Goes to Nineveh

[Note: Read part 1, delivered by Joleen: Jonah Goes the Wrong Way] Click here to read Jonah 3–4 The story of Jonah is such as incredible story! And, this is one of my favorite lines in the story: “Then the LORD spoke to Jonah a second time …” Aren’t you thankful for the second chances? … Read more

Jonah Goes the Wrong Way

The StoryA group of sailors are changed forever because of their encounter with Jonah, a person who was going the wrong way, a person who was running from God. This story finds a group of who are preparing to take their merchant ship to Spain, probably on an expedition of international trade. A Hebrew named … Read more