Staying in the UMC | John Wesley Vaughn

Why I will stay United Methodist:      What a bizarre question to consider: will I remain United Methodist?        My family for generations were members of Indian Mound Episcopal Church South which …

Staying in the UMC | Melisa Derseweh

After discovering the tremendous, relentless, compelling grace of Jesus Christ about thirty years ago through the vehicle of The UMC I know that grace is without bounds! Thanks be to …

Staying in the UMC | Rogers Martin

Why am I a United Methodist?      There are several reasons why I’m a United Methodist. I was raised a Methodist and because of this I’m a United Methodist. As a …

Staying in the UMC | Dan Camp

I was not born into the Methodist or United Methodist family. By my own choice, I joined the United Methodist Church thirty-six years ago in 1986. Like others of my …

Staying in the UMC | Kathleen McLendon

Why am I a United Methodist? The people, Faith in Action, Women in ministry, Racial Justice, Knowledge and vital piety (John Wesley believed Christians can have both. Science and Faith …

Staying in the UMC | Monica Mowdy

I was not born into the United Methodist faith. My grandma took me every Sunday to a tiny urban non-denominational church until my mom married a Roman Catholic with extreme …

Reclaiming Spiritual Leadership

By Tyler Sprouse, TWK Communications Specialist   If, as a clergyperson or lay leader, you have recently felt ground down or burned out, you’re likely not alone. Feel like there’s …