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 […]

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 […]

The Church Builders

In a small rural town a young man sweated as he and others labored on the new church building. The church was important, and everyone contributed either by labor or by funds. This young man, Roy Pate, was an industrious man. Although he was never able to finish high school, he, nonetheless, understood the value […]

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Investing in Church Leaders for Tomorrow

“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