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Meet Bishop Leonard Fairley: Get Your Spirit in Shape, Ep. 038 - Get Your Spirit in Shape

6/20/2018
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Growing up in poverty, Bishop Leonard Fairley knew what it was like to go without and to not always feel like there was a place for him. In this conversation he shares how it was in the church he found a place where there was always enough, always room, and he was always welcome. ======= … Continue reading "Meet Bishop Leonard Fairley: Get Your Spirit in Shape, Ep. 038"

Duration:00:53:02

How to Hear God Better with Adam Weber: Get Your Spirit in Shape, Ep. 037 - Get Your Spirit in Shape

6/6/2018
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Wouldn’t it be nice to have God speak to us today? In this conversation, the Rev. Adam Weber, United Methodist pastor and author of Talking with God, shares some techniques to help us listen to God better as we pray. “God is speaking,” Weber says. “Are we listening?” ======= Follow us: Web: http://www.UMC.org YouTube: http://youtube.com/umcvideos … Continue reading "How to Hear God Better with Adam Weber: Get Your Spirit in Shape, Ep. 037"

Duration:01:02:41

Meet Bishop Cynthia Moore-Koikoi: Get Your Spirit in Shape, Ep. 036 - Get Your Spirit in Shape

5/23/2018
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Prior to beginning in pastoral ministry, Bishop Cynthia Moore-Koikoi spent 17 years as a school psychologist. Today, this daughter of a United Methodist pastor uses her gifts to the Western Pennsylvania Conference. In our conversation, she talks growing up a preacher’s kid, a dream that clarified her call to ministry, and how she uses meditation, … Continue reading "Meet Bishop Cynthia Moore-Koikoi: Get Your Spirit in Shape, Ep. 036"

Duration:00:27:25

Inspiring Women of Faith with Carolyn Johnson: Get Your Spirit in Shape, Ep. 035 - Get Your Spirit in Shape

5/4/2018
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A prominent United Methodist shares stories of women who modeled a life of prayer, skill sets that don’t come with formal credentials, abilities as gifts, standing up to injustice, and showed her that children are sometimes great teachers. ======= Follow us: Web: http://www.UMC.org YouTube: http://youtube.com/umcvideos Facebook: http://facebook.com/unitedmethodistchurch Twitter: http://twitter.com/umchurch This podcast is produced by United … Continue reading "Inspiring Women of Faith with...

Duration:01:15:49

Facing Fear with Faith with Adam Hamilton: Get Your Spirit in Shape, Ep. 034 - Get Your Spirit in Shape

4/20/2018
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United Methodist pastor and ‘Unafraid’ author the Rev. Adam Hamilton, talks about confronting worry and fear with courage, faith and hope. ======= Follow us: Web: http://www.UMC.org YouTube: http://youtube.com/umcvideos Facebook: http://facebook.com/unitedmethodistchurch Twitter: http://twitter.com/umchurch This podcast is produced by United Methodist Communications. Media contact is Joe Iovino, jiovino@umcom.org.

Duration:00:54:13

Meet Bishop Laurie Haller: Get Your Spirit in Shape, Ep. 033 - Get Your Spirit in Shape

4/6/2018
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Bishop Laurie Haller initially thought she would be a church organist, but God had other plans. Today she is a bishop, musician, author, and endurance athlete. ======= Follow us: Web: http://www.UMC.org YouTube: http://youtube.com/umcvideos Facebook: http://facebook.com/unitedmethodistchurch Twitter: http://twitter.com/umchurch This podcast is produced by United Methodist Communications. Media contact is Joe Iovino, jiovino@umcom.org.

Duration:00:58:46

Ep. 032 Following Jesus Every Day with Junius Dotson - Get Your Spirit in Shape

3/16/2018
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The Rev. Junius Dotson, leader of United Methodist Discipleship Ministries, offers practical tips for our daily living that will help us grow closer to Jesus every day. ======= Follow us: Web: http://www.UMC.org YouTube: http://youtube.com/umcvideos Facebook: http://facebook.com/unitedmethodistchurch Twitter: http://twitter.com/umchurch This podcast is produced by United Methodist Communications. Media contact is Joe Iovino, jiovino@umcom.org.

Duration:00:51:29

Ep. 031: Meet Bishop Frank Beard - Get Your Spirit in Shape

3/5/2018
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A United Methodist bishop chats about his early memories of going to church, his call to ministry, and his love for fishing. One of his first roles in church was lighting the candles. Still today he says, “I want to see The United Methodist Church on fire.” ======= Follow us: Web: http://www.UMC.org YouTube: http://youtube.com/umcvideos Facebook: … Continue reading "Ep. 031: Meet Bishop Frank Beard"

Duration:00:24:20

Ep. 030: Meet Bishop Sharma Lewis - Get Your Spirit in Shape

2/2/2018
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A United Methodist bishop shares about her deep roots in the church (she is the 14th pastor in her family) , her call to ministry from medicine, and the ways God continues to work in her life. ======= Follow us: Web: http://www.UMC.org YouTube: http://youtube.com/umcvideos Facebook: http://facebook.com/unitedmethodistchurch Twitter: http://twitter.com/umchurch This podcast is produced by United Methodist Communications. … Continue reading "Ep. 030: Meet Bishop Sharma Lewis"

Duration:01:02:54

Ep. 029: Getting (and Staying) Healthy with Olusimbo Ige and Sabrina Rodgers - Get Your Spirit in Shape

1/22/2018
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We speak with a physician and nurse to check out some of John Wesley’s remedies and health tips, to get some tips for our own health goals, and to learn how The United Methodist Church is helping people stay healthy. ======= Follow us: Web: http://www.UMC.org YouTube: http://youtube.com/umcvideos Facebook: http://facebook.com/unitedmethodistchurch Twitter: http://twitter.com/umchurch This podcast is produced … Continue reading "Ep. 029: Getting (and Staying) Healthy with Olusimbo Ige and...

Duration:00:53:41

Ep. 028: Meet Bishop Rodolfo A. Juan - Get Your Spirit in Shape

1/5/2018
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Meet the bishop of the Philippines Davao Area. A lifelong United Methodist raised in a church founded by his grandparents, Bishop Rudy is an influential leader in The United Methodist Church. Follow us: Web: http://www.UMC.org YouTube: http://youtube.com/umcvideos Facebook: http://facebook.com/unitedmethodistchurch Twitter: http://twitter.com/umchurch This podcast is produced by United Methodist Communications. Media contact is Joe Iovino, jiovino@umcom.org.

Duration:00:20:24

Ep.027: Christmas through Joseph’s Eyes with Adam Hamilton - Get Your Spirit in Shape

11/30/2017
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In this podcast episode, United Methodist pastor the Rev. Adam Hamilton shares lessons about character, fatherhood, and faith, from his book Faithful: Christmas through the Eyes of Joseph. Topics include character, our relationships with our fathers, and following God’s path even when it is not the way we would choose for ourselves. Follow us: Web: http://www.UMC.org … Continue reading "Ep.027: Christmas through Joseph’s Eyes with Adam Hamilton"

Duration:00:21:36

Ep. 025: Voices of the Reformation with David Teems - Get Your Spirit in Shape

10/27/2017
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We have much to learn from people of faith who have gone before us. In this podcast episode, author and musician David Teems shares stories of the Reformation that can encourage United Methodists and others in our spiritual journeys. Follow us: Web: http://www.UMC.org YouTube: http://youtube.com/umcvideos Facebook: http://facebook.com/unitedmethodistchurch Twitter: http://twitter.com/umchurch This podcast is produced by United … Continue reading "Ep. 025: Voices of the Reformation with...

Duration:01:13:15

Ep. 024: Meet Bishop Ruben Saenz Jr.

10/13/2017
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He started his career as a high school teacher, football coach, and business owner, but God had other plans. Just 90 days after accepting his call to ordained ministry, the bishop was in a seminary class wondering, “How in the world did I get here?” Follow us: Web: http://www.UMC.org YouTube: http://youtube.com/umcvideos Facebook: http://facebook.com/unitedmethodistchurch Twitter: http://twitter.com/umchurch … Continue reading "Ep. 024: Meet Bishop Ruben Saenz Jr."

Duration:01:06:22

Ep. 023: Meet Bishop Susan Haupert-Johnson

9/29/2017
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In this conversation, Bishop Sue talks about her early years as a lawyer, her call to ministry, her love of books and Broadway, and her daily practice of silence. We hope you enjoy meeting Bishop Susan Haupert-Johnson of the North Georgia Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church. Follow us: Web: http://www.UMC.org YouTube: http://youtube.com/umcvideos Facebook: … Continue reading "Ep. 023: Meet Bishop Susan Haupert-Johnson"

Duration:01:05:53

Ep. 022: Living Our Faith Daily with Paul Gomez

9/18/2017
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You have probably heard the aspirational promise of The United Methodist Church: “Open Hearts. Open Minds. Open Doors.” Typically, we think of it as a goal for our churches. But what if we all lived into it every day… even while driving? Follow us: Web: http://www.UMC.org YouTube: http://youtube.com/umcvideos Facebook: http://facebook.com/unitedmethodistchurch Twitter: http://twitter.com/umchurch

Duration:00:30:14

Ep. 021: Meet Bishop Harald Rückert

8/30/2017
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Meet Bishop Harald Rückert of the Germany Central Conference. In this conversation, we learn that he once studied food technology, plays the saxophone, and speaks 4 languages. Follow us: Web: http://www.UMC.org YouTube: http://youtube.com/umcvideos Facebook: http://facebook.com/unitedmethodistchurch Twitter: http://twitter.com/umchurch

Duration:00:19:36

Ep. 020: God’s Precious Gift of Water with Lorrie King

8/14/2017
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Many people around the world do not have easy access to clean, safe water. Have you ever wondered what you can do to make a difference? In this podcast episode, Lorrie King from the United Methodist Committee on Relief shares how pervasive the problem is, and offers everyday tips that will help us conserve and … Continue reading "Ep. 020: God’s Precious Gift of Water with Lorrie King"

Duration:00:37:45

Ep. 019: Talking with God Through Prayer with Adam Weber

7/13/2017
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Do you struggle with prayer? Ever wonder if you’re doing it ‘right’? United Methodist pastor and author Adam Weber offers tips and thoughts to improve your prayer life. Follow us: Web: http://www.UMC.org YouTube: http://youtube.com/umcvideos Facebook: http://facebook.com/unitedmethodistchurch Twitter: http://twitter.com/umchurch

Duration:00:49:58

Ep. 018: Learning About God by Listening to Kids with Jacob Armstrong and Jennifer Rodia

6/16/2017
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What can we learn about God and our faith from children? The interviewers of 59 children for an advertising campaign for The United Methodist Church share the surprises, the laughter, and some of the special moments they shared with the kids. Follow us: Web: http://www.UMC.org YouTube: http://youtube.com/umcvideos Facebook: http://facebook.com/unitedmethodistchurch Twitter: http://twitter.com/umchurch

Duration:01:28:56