Bishop: Beyond Prayer

I do not want to do anything but sit in my anger. Another mass shooting, and my anger overshadows my grief. Professionals would probably say that my anger is just a stage of my grief.  Why can’t we have Super Bowl victory or holiday parades without casualties...

Bishop: I Believe

Twenty years ago, I wrote the following in the Pastors Corner of the monthly newsletter for Aldersgate UMC in Warrensville Heights, Ohio, where I served as senior pastor at the time.  I believe in the goodness in humanity. I believe that God never stops loving...

Ending Gun Violence is Our Prayer

Gun Violence is strain and drain on society as a whole; however, the trauma and devastation happens in communities where we live and call home. There has been yet another mass shooting in our country, even in our home state. Muncie, Indiana, has been added to the list...

From Bishop’s Desk: Because He Lives

The Resurrection of JesusWhen the sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices, so that they might go and anoint him. And very early on the first day of the week, when the sun had risen, they went to the tomb. They had been...