Patrick Craig

‘I Will Be With You’

by Patrick Craig, May 2017 graduate of Duke Divinity School In August 2014, I packed up as much as I could possibly fit into my vehicle and left my hometown of Montgomery, Ala. As I drove away, I left behind the comforts of friends, family, and a job I enjoyed to venture off into the […]

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 […]

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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Steve & Olivia Poole Reneau: Connection is Important

Steve and Olivia Poole Reneau were recipients of Stegall Seminary Scholarships during their three years at Candler School of Theology at Emory University. Steve was reared in the First United Methodist Church of Wetumpka, Ala., and Olivia was reared in the First United Methodist Churches of Greenville and Montgomery, Ala. Steve is now serving as pastor of […]

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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