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The Missouri Methodists June 2021

The Missouri Methodists June 2021

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Breaking Bonds

Fred Koenig

Breaking Bonds

Brandon Murphy was struggling with addiction. “I had tried everything I could think of,” he said. “I was raised in church. I went to my Dad’s grave, and said, ‘I need help.’”   His search for help led him to Breaking Bonds ministry, where he studied the Bible and learned to be obedient. ...

Taking the Bull by the Horns

Fred Koenig

Taking the Bull by the Horns

A lot of United Methodist pastors follow their call to ministry as a second career, which is true for Rev. Ben Lee. It was his first career that makes his story rather unique. He spent 16 years traveling the country, going toe-to-hoof with the toughest bulls in rodeo, taunting them into ...

Music Matters

Telling the Story

Telling the Story

By Rev. May Saou, Worship Pastor at North Cross UMC in Kansas City In a pandemic-era conversation with our lead pastor, I was caught by the question: “If people have the option to worship online anywhere in the world, with churches that have giant budgets and production teams, what is it...