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Pace: Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Beloved Community

I try to write these monthly articles with a good thought in mind or something that helps us engage meaning-making. This month is certainly no ...

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Redman: Never give up

It was 12 a.m. on Jan. 1, 2017 when I received the well-predicted “Happy New Year’s!” texts that people were eagerly waiting to ...

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Reflecting on 42 years of ministry

Reflecting on 42 years of ministry

As the Rev. Hezekiah Benton sat in his now partially empty office, he leaned back far into his reclining chair behind his desk and looked ...

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Redman: What can forgiveness do for us

This article is written to give a perspective of what forgiveness can do for us, and hopefully encourage us to forgive others in our life ...

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Pace: Waiting, Watching, Wonder

I remember how I felt as a child when Christmas Eve would roll around every year. It was magical. In the earlier years of my ...

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Change isn’t that bad

Life changes all the time. We change homes. We change jobs. We change clothes. We change a lot of things. Some of us like change ...

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Owens: In the middle of It

January to November has been a long stretch. We've seen a lot of things happen, some good and some bad. From bombings overseas, Brexit ...

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Grateful for community

This semester at Oxford College I’ve been teaching my first solo course. Housed in American studies, “Understanding Community: Oxford Encountering Oxford,” is a course ...

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Crocheting for a cause

Crocheting for a cause

The women of the Crochet Ministry of Grace United Methodist Church are busy working to create handmade gifts for the sick members of the church.

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