Stryker concludes, "...Remember, if our families were in the shoes of the undocumented, we would want one clear guideline to follow and the opportunity to fulfill a few dreams. Let’s treat others as we would like to be treated."
A version of this article appeared in the Alex City Outlook on May 10, 2012.
A reflection on John 20:1-18. A version of the Easter Sunrise message preached at Duncan Memorial UMC on April 24, 2011.
This blog contains the draft of a petition for General Conference. After listening to churches and observing the impact of the economic crisis, I believe it is time to return to biblical stewardship principles in order to fund our United Methodist ministries.
I will appreciate your comments and endorsement of delegates at Annual Conference 2011.
This article reflects on the need to move from funding the general funds of the United Methodist Church based on the needs of institution, to a stewardship process of local congregations giving according to the financial blessings received each month.
Dr. Richard L. Stryker, Superintendent of the Southeast District, reflects on Apportionment. Churches have until January 19, 2011 to support 2010 apportionment in District and Conference.