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Weathering Life’s Storms with Myriam Cortes: Get Your Spirit in Shape, Ep. 047

12/6/2018
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Pastor Myriam Cortes serves Iglesia Metodista Unida Ebenezer, a Hispanic congregation in Nashville, Tennessee. Difficult events in 2017, including debates in the U.S. around DACA, the deportation of member of her congregation, and Hurricane Maria striking her hometown in Puerto Rico, were storms that the pastor’s faith sustained her through. ======= Like the podcast? Please … Continue reading "Weathering Life’s Storms with Myriam Cortes: Get Your Spirit in Shape, Ep. 047"

Duration:01:13:42

How You Can Work for Justice with Susan Henry-Crowe: Get Your Spirit in Shape, Ep. 046

11/16/2018
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Jesus teaches that our spiritual journeys should include working for justice by doing things like feeding the hungry and caring for the vulnerable. Learn what you can do and how United Methodist Church and Society can help. ======= Like the podcast? Please leave a review. Follow us: Web: http://www.UMC.org YouTube: http://youtube.com/umcvideos Facebook: http://facebook.com/unitedmethodistchurch Twitter: http://twitter.com/umchurch … Continue reading "How You Can Work for Justice with Susan...

Duration:00:32:17

Being United Methodist in Norway: Get Your Spirit in Shape, Ep. 045

11/1/2018
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Karl Anders Ellingsen edits the magazine of The United Methodist Church in Norway. In this conversation, he talks about the church he loves, the message of grace, and the way he stays in constant conversation with God. ======= Like the podcast? Please leave a review. Follow us: Web: http://www.UMC.org YouTube: http://youtube.com/umcvideos Facebook: http://facebook.com/unitedmethodistchurch Twitter: http://twitter.com/umchurch … Continue reading "Being United Methodist in Norway: Get Your...

Duration:01:03:18

Meet Bishop Hee-Soo Jung: Get Your Spirit in Shape, Ep. 044

10/12/2018
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Converting to Christianity at 16, The United Methodist bishop began a lifelong pursuit to build bridges between faith and culture. In our conversation, he offers tips for relating to people of other faiths and shares his love of hiking in the mountains. ======= Follow us: Web: http://www.UMC.org YouTube: http://youtube.com/umcvideos Facebook: http://facebook.com/unitedmethodistchurch Twitter: http://twitter.com/umchurch This podcast … Continue reading "Meet Bishop Hee-Soo Jung: Get Your...

Duration:01:12:58

Disagreeing Well with Bo Sanders: Get Your Spirit in Shape, Ep. 043

9/18/2018
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When opinions are strong, conversation can be difficult. A United Methodist pastor shares tips for listening and talking to those with whom we disagree. ======= 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:00:46:38

Meet Bishop Kenneth Carter: Get Your Spirit in Shape, Ep. 042

8/27/2018
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Serving as president of the United Methodist Council of Bishops and resident bishop of Florida, Bishop Carter shares about his early life of faith, his love of baseball, and what he does to keep his spirit in shape. ======= 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 "Meet Bishop Kenneth Carter: Get Your Spirit in Shape,...

Duration:01:15:30

Faith, Love and Marriage with Côte d’Ivoire missionaries: Get Your Spirit in Shape, Ep. 041

8/14/2018
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Through lessons and by example, a United Methodist missionary couple from the Democratic Republic of Congo teaches about patience, respect, and appreciation in marriage. =======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:01:24:59

Meet Bishop Eduard Khegay: Get Your Spirit in Shape, Ep. 040

7/23/2018
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Growing up in the Soviet Union, the current United Methodist bishop to Russia and the surrounding region, was skeptical of Christianity. In this conversation, we learn about his conversion, his call, his life as a bishop, and what it is like to be a Christian in Russia today. ======= Follow us: Web: http://www.UMC.org YouTube: http://youtube.com/umcvideos … Continue reading "Meet Bishop Eduard Khegay: Get Your Spirit in Shape, Ep. 040"

Duration:00:52:35

Using All Our Gifts with Charlie Baber: Get Your Spirit in Shape, Ep. 039

7/11/2018
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Many of us have gifts that don’t fit neatly into the typical church structure, but God has given us those talents to serve Jesus, the Church, and our neighbors. Hear how a United Methodist pastor uses his gift for cartooning, and how you might use your talents too.

Duration:01:37:14

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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