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The Wonder of a Star

By Rob Renfroe- My wife, Peggy, has a habit that drives me crazy — and brings me lots of joy. Wherever we are, whatever we’re doing, however late we might be, she’ll stop and take a picture — several pictures. Usually her unplanned ...

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New Commission Announced

The United Methodist Council of Bishops has announced the membership of the Commission on a Way Forward. “After three months of diligent and prayerful discernment, we have selected 8 bishops, 11 laity, 12 elders and 1 deacon to serve on the ...

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Evangelicals Unite in Chicago

By Steve Beard- During the first hour of its launch event in Chicago on October 7, leaders of the Wesleyan Covenant Association (WCA) were scrambling to find more chairs to accommodate the standing-room-only gathering, as well as swaying and ...

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Our God of Deliverance

By Kenneth Levingston- When I was asked by members of my congregation what I expected to occur at the Wesleyan Covenant Association gathering in Chicago, I told them that I expected God to show up and do something with us that we could not have ...

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Leading into the Next

By Jeff Greenway- God is doing a new thing among those of us who claim the historic, orthodox, evangelical, Wesleyan expression of our faith. With the Wesleyan Covenant Association, we are planting seeds today — that when full grown — will ...

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The Temptation of Constantine

By Andrew Thompson- The people called Methodists stand at a turning point in their history. It is time, once and for all, to determine whether we will “hold fast” to the “doctrine, spirit, and discipline with which [we] first set out,” or ...

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A House in Order

By Chris Ritter- In times of confusion, a clarion call is both needful and life-giving. Martin Luther’s confession before the Diet of Worms is sometimes summarized in this way: “Here I stand. I can do no other.” In Scripture, the elderly ...

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In the News

Dithering UM Leadership in West

By Walter Fenton- According to a United Methodist News Service article dated August 23, 2016, Bishop Grant Hagiya, president of the Western Jurisdiction's College of Bishops, said newly elected ...

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Rev. Rob Renfroe Celebrates Good News’ 50th Anniversary

The Rev. Rob Renfroe, Good News' third president, pays tribute to Good News' founder, briefly shares our story, and gives thanks for our many friends and ...

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We Don’t Like Your Ethics, But Please Fund Ours

By Walter Fenton- Shortly before Christmas, local churches in the Mountain Sky Episcopal Area of The United Methodist Church received a letter requesting monetary gifts for a "Vital Congregations ...

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Make a Year-End Gift to Good News

There is still time to make a 2016 gift to Good News. Please remember: 1. All gifts mailed to Good News that are postmarked on or before December 31, 2016 are considered charitable gifts for the ...

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What Mary Teaches Us About God

In Part 2 of a 2 part series on Mary, mother of Jesus, the Rev. Rob Renfroe shows us about her relationship with God. "So one, its critically important that we come to a good understanding of who ...

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Listen to a Poignant Message on Mary by Good News President Rob Renfroe

In Part 1 of a 2 part series on Mary, the mother of Jesus, the Rev. Rob Renfroe explains how she can be an example to us all. "It's one of the best known stories in all the Bible. An angel appears ...

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A Tumultuous Year

By Walter Fenton- Widespread acts of ecclesial defiance, General Conference, and the launch of the Wesleyan Covenant Association are just a few of the major developments in a very tumultuous year ...

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