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The Rev. Jon Van Dop received an elder stole from a mentor during an ordination service. Photo courtesy of the Rev. Jon Van Dop.

Who guides the pastors we turn to for guidance?

We look to our leaders for spiritual advice but who advises them? For Pastor Appreciation Month, clergy talk about mentors who changed their lives. Read More

Find yourself a Maya

Glennon Melton, remembering poet Maya Angelou and her relationship with television host Oprah Winfrey, says, “Every woman needs an older, wiser friend.” Read More

Spiritual Gifts: Shepherding

The gift of shepherding is the gift of mentoring and providing spiritual guidance to others to help them develop in the discipleship and faith formation. Read More

Mentoring vital to keeping ministry alive

When done right, mentorship can help young clergy through challenging times. Does The United Methodist Church "do it right?" Read More

Women making history: Eunice Musa Iliya

"A woman is dependent on how society defines her," says Nigerian pastor. "So as I was growing up, I didn't know who I was as a woman." Read More

Women making history: Lessie Vonner

"It's important for young women to know how much the women before them have done for the world," says jazz trumpeter and church musician. Read More

Women making history: Jocelyn Briddell

"It is critical," says Scarritt-Bennett Center director, "that our history is highlighted...so we can envision a bright future... ." Read More

Women making history: Roslyn Lee

"Women's History Month is not only about history," says local pastor. "It is also about me and my identity and how I claim my identity." Read More

Remembering Harlem church, community leader

Feb. 23 memorial service for retired N.Y. pastor who helped abolish "Central Jurisdiction," mentored future bishops, church leaders. Read More

‘Grandfamilies’ provide love, sanctuary

Grandparents thrown back in the parenting game face many challenges. United Methodist grandparents Mollie and John Moore share their story. Read More

What I like about Father’s Day

The Rev. D.J. Rosario reflects on the ways celebrating fatherhood can be a good exercise for people of all types. Read More

My dad: A kind, gentle man of steel

Nettles Talbert taught son to "acknowledge the humanity in the other person." Read More

Retired pastor supports young, new clergy

Western Pennsylvania mentoring program aims to fight the stress and burnout first-time clergy often face. Read More

Giants defensive tackle puts God first

"God has blessed me with a tremendous platform to influence young minds," says Chris Canty, whose mom is a United Methodist pastor. Read More

Young leaders watching church in action

The Bishop Melvin G. Talbert Leadership Institute Fellows are being nurtured to become ethical leaders of vital congregations. Read More

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