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Sep. 19, 2014 The Digest is an easy way to catch up on all of the stories that have been published in the last week. Each story is linked to the original, and there is a short excerpt. You may want to share this digest on your church's website so that they know what has been happening in our conference and beyond.Read more »
Sep. 19, 2014 Boundless Impact, a North Carolina charitable organization formed in 2012 to foster global engagement in leadership, education and economic development, has selected Bishop Larry M. Goodpaster of the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church to receive the 2014 Ray of Light Award.Read more »
Sep. 19, 2014 Assurance United Methodist Women in conjunction with the Office of Discipleship Ministry of the Western North Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church is hosting an event to help raise money for our Conference to go to “Imagine No Malaria Campaign.”Read more »
Sep. 18, 2014 Learn how United Methodist pastors, laity, and congregations both traditional and modern use new media to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ! Hear national leaders and specialists from throughout the Western North Carolina Annual Conference share how to live in our new media age!Read more »
Sep. 18, 2014 Bishop Goodpaster has announced further plans for the sessions he will facilitate over the coming months. A key component and intent of this series of listening sessions is to share ideas and hopes, to design and dream about the future, and to collaborate through conversations as we, together, chart a course for our common ministry as United Methodist Christians in North Carolina.Read more »
By Michael Rich
My job title tells you that I spend a great deal of time on the internet (Web & Communications Manager). Most of my time at the office includes sitting in front of a computer with WiFi access, and all of the digital devices I own (computers, tablets and phone) keep me connected for as many hours of the day I choose to be.
I didn’t grow up with computers. I was in my last semesters of seminary before I ever wrote a paper on a word processor (that was 1986). It was a primitive system, but it got the job done. For the first time in my academic career I turned in papers without whiteout corrections and without the mistakes that I would leave in papers because I didn’t feel like re-typing whole pages.
I welcomed technology, because it was a tool to get a job done more efficiently and effectively.
The Upper Room. It's the place where Jesus had his last meal with his disciples, but it's also the world's most widely read daily devotional guide. Chuck explains the significance of this "little book" on this his EIGHTY-SEVENTH show!Watch more on our YouTube channel »
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