Wrestling with a D Min

By Bishop Michael Rinehart Let me begin this article about getting a Doctor of Ministry degree by saying thank you for the sabbatical. You offer a three-month sabbatical after seven years of service. As I begin my 16th year serving in this call, I am thankful. The...

Prepared and Resilient Before a Hurricane

By Chris Markert, Bishop’s Associate for Mission Hurricane season is upon us, running from June 1 through November 30. Forecasters at the National Weather Service are predicting above-average hurricane activity this year. This makes it the seventh consecutive...

Exit Interview: This Day We Say Grateful

By Tracey Breashears Schultz, Bishop’s Associate for Leadership When you are driving down the interstate, there are certain things you do to prepare to exit. You watch for signs, you slow down, and you make your way off the ramp. In much the same way, when a pastor or...