Off to Cali/Nev!

California Nevada Conference UMC Youth Worker Retreat

Just got off the phone with Kelley the Conference Youth Coordinator for the California Nevada Conference of the UMC. Seems we have a packed house for the Cal/Nev Conference Youth Workers Retreat weekend which I get to be their trainer / facilitator. Pretty stoked about this one as I really enjoyed my time up in […]

God’s Realities versus the United Methodist Church’s Realities

United Methodist Financial Church Realities

I just watched this video below put together the by United Methodist Church’s General Council on Finance and Accountability. There are some seriously sobering statistics in here that deal with the hard numbers of money. To not paint this as total doom and gloom they highlighted that the church was still doing good work (and […]

the beginnings of the Methodist Mission in America?


A number of years ago when the Episcopal church has elected Bishop Gene Robinson and had gone through the turmoil of theological, ethical, and cultural debates of gay clergy and affirming those positions there were many from the Episcopal church. Not just because of that reason, there were a few localized reasons, my friend Thomas […]

Delegation Grudge Match! #umc #umclead #tnac2011


While at Annual Conference we found ourselves in some deadlocks of General Conference and Jurisdictional Conference delegate voting. Talk was made of suspending the rules in order to implement a more stream lined and exciting approach to choosing delegates for GC & JC. Have an all out Grudge Match! SUNDAY SUNDAY SUNDAY!! LIVE AT THE […]