Student Spotlight: Wilson Newell

First Year Student, Asbury Theological Seminary Recently I have gained a fuller appreciation of the story of Abraham because I have felt the Lord call me to “leave the land of your father (Sweet Home Alabama) and go to a land I will show you (Kentucky).” One of Kentucky’s rich heritages is that it was […]

Ministry in the Wiregrass: Our Living Heritage

By: Wes Kelley, Associate Pastor of  First United Methodist Church in Dothan, Ala. When I think about Methodists in the Wiregrass, I can’t help but think about the importance of family. Our family has Methodist roots going back to 1904 at the Pleasant Ridge Church in southern Coffee County, Alabama and to Williams Chapel Church, which our ancestors, the […]

More Than A Scholarship

by Rhett Butler, Duke Divinity School, third-year student God has led me all of the way from Eclectic, Alabama to Durham, North Carolina where I have spent three wonderful years attending Duke Divinity School. I am preparing to graduate in May and eagerly look forward to serving the people of the Alabama-West Florida Conference. My time […]

Surrendering to the Call

“Responding to God’s call into ordained ministry was a lengthy process for me. My wife, Susan, and I were married at a young age and began a family shortly thereafter. While enrolled as a fulltime student at Auburn Montgomery, I also began working for my father-in-law in a timber processing plant. For nearly five years, […]

Take the First Step

(by Rev. Patrick Quinn, Teaching Pastor at Frazer UMC in Montgomery, Ala.) It was September 2002 and I had just begun the three-year journey of theological education at Candler School of Theology at Emory University after resigning my job at Sandestin Resort. Leaving on Monday mornings from my home in Northwest Florida, I would travel […]

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“Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, ‘Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?’ And I said, ‘Here am I. Send me.’” Isaiah 6:8