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    Why Vulnerability? Use this Huddle Guide to have deeper conversations with your family, friends, or small group around the message from worship on Sunday. Each Huddle Guide has suggested scri...
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  • August 29 Huddle Guide Sunday, August 29, 2021
    Jesus as Lord Use this Huddle Guide to have deeper conversations with your family, friends, or small group around the message from worship on Sunday. Each Huddle Guide has suggested scripture...
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    Rev. Bill Mauldin shares why he loves exploring who Jesus was as a prophet: I have always liked a little bit of danger; I think it adds a little spice to life. As a teen I really enjoyed...
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    Jesus as Prophet Use this Huddle Guide to have deeper conversations with your family, friends, or small group around the message from worship on Sunday. Each Huddle Guide has suggested script...
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Category: Spiritual Gifts

Spiritual Gift of Leadership

On Sunday, Pastor Daniel reminded us that God has summoned all of us to serve. We’re all called! But the ways in which we’re called are different for each person. God has given each of you a unique gift, passion, and ministry style to further the Kingdom. Take a moment to complete the Gifted to Serve Discovery to find your spot to serve. Some people are uniquely gifted to lead others into the future with gusto! Leadership is a valuable spiritual gift that helps propel all the... Read More
Posted by Alyssa Robinson at Thursday, October 10, 2019

Spiritual Gift of Knowledge

Have you ever met someone who knows a little bit about everything? Or maybe they know a lot about everything! They are the kind of people who love doing research, learning about new topics, and would never give you half-truths or incomplete information. If so, you might know someone with the spiritual gift of knowledge. Knowledge is a spiritual gift because their deep attention to facts, process, and love of study challenges the church to function at a higher level. They build the Kingdom... Read More
Posted by Alyssa Robinson at Saturday, June 1, 2019

Spiritual Gift of Tongues

Our next Gifted to Serve class is coming up on June 2 and you can sign up now at TMUMC.ORG/nextsteps . Don’t forget to take the Gifted to Serve Discovery before you go. The discovery will take 15 minutes and tells you your spiritual gift, ministry style, and helps you define your passions. In the class, we’ll help you combine all of that knowledge and help you find your spot to serve that will bring you joy. Today, let’s talk about the most unique and misunderstood... Read More
Posted by Alyssa Robinson at Thursday, May 16, 2019

Spiritual Gift of Helping

Learn more about your unique giftedness from God and how to share that gift with others. Take 15 minutes to complete the  Gifted to Serve Discovery ! This will help you discover your spiritual gifts, your passions, and your ministry style in order to have a positive impact on others. Serving within your giftedness will help you to be more motivated, competent, and confident in your serving. There are certain people in every organization who are willing to do whatever is necessary... Read More
Posted by Alyssa Robinson at Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Spiritual Gift of Healing

CLICK HERE to sign up for the next Gifted to Serve class and don’t forget to take the Gifted to Serve Discovery before you go. This is a one-time class for just one hour, and in this short time we’ll help you discover your gifts, ministry style, and passions. We’ll tell you about specific ways you can serve inside and outside of the church that matches your gifts. It’ll empower you and motivate you to build God’s kingdom. Have you ever heard a story... Read More
Posted by Alyssa Robinson at Thursday, April 4, 2019

Spiritual Gift of Giving

CLICK HERE to sign up for our next Gifted to Serve class to better understand the gifts that God has given you. Take the 15 minute Gifted to Serve Discovery to immediately learn what your gifts are. Maybe your spiritual gift is giving! Did you know giving is a gift? It might sound silly, but it’s true. We all have the capability to give and God calls us each to offer what we have to serve the kingdom. However there, are some people who have a better understanding... Read More
Posted by Alyssa Robinson at Thursday, March 14, 2019

Spiritual Gift of Faith

Gifted to Serve is a one-time, one-hour class that will help you discover your spiritual gifts and how you can use them in the church, in your community, and beyond! Take 15 minutes to complete the Gifted to Serve Discovery to learn your giftedness. God wants to use you to build the Kingdom in a way that brings you deep joy. Take the next step in your journey. Today, let's learn about the spiritual gift of faith. Your first reaction to this might be, "How can faith be a... Read More
Posted by Alyssa Robinson at Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Skills and Gifts are Different

Dart West shares a devotion about discovering his spiritual gifts. CLICK HERE to take the Gifted to Serve Discovery to learn your gifts and ministry style! I was a people manager most of my working career. Because of that experience some people in the church thought I should be a part of lay leadership. I was on the board of trustees and then on the leadership board. Being a part of leadership, being "in the know" appealed to my easily inflated ego. I served in those capacities... Read More
Posted by Alyssa Robinson at Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Spiritual Gift of Exhortation

Join us to learn about your gifts, ministry style, and passions so you feel empowered and equipped to serve God and others in a way that brings you joy! Take the Gifted to Serve Discovery in advance narrow down your spiritual gift in a 15 minute assessment. Every other week we’ve explored a different gift together, and today we’re focusing on exhortation. Exhortation is just a fancy word for encouragement. The dictionary definition of exhortation is, “an address or... Read More
Posted by Alyssa Robinson at Wednesday, January 23, 2019

What's Your Ministry Style?

We believe that when you discover your giftedness, you are empowered and overjoyed to serve God's kingdom. But discovering your giftedness isn't just about your spiritual gift, it's also about your ministry style.  So let's focus a little on ministry styles today. If your spiritual gift is what God has given you, then your ministry style is how you use it. Just because two people have the same spiritual gift, that doesn't mean they'll use their gift the same... Read More
Posted by Alyssa Robinson at Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Spiritual Gift of Evangelism

Every other week we’re taking a deep dive into one of the 20 spiritual gifts recognized by the Methodist church. Spiritual gifts are the super human abilities that God has given to you to help spread the love, grace, and glory of God’s kingdom. When you know your spiritual gifts, you are empowered to serve you neighbor in a way that suits your passion and purpose. Sign up for our Gifted to Serve class  to learn more about your gifts. Take the Gifted to Serve Discovery as... Read More
Posted by Alyssa Robinson at Thursday, December 27, 2018

Spiritual Gift of Discernment

Spiritual Gifts aren’t just about how you serve others; they’re about how you explore your spirituality and live into your relationship with Jesus Christ. Our Gifted to Serve class will help you better understand your gifts, ministry style, and personal passions. You will leave this class feeling empowered and energized to live the life to which God is calling you. Sign up for the class at tmumc.org/nextsteps and take the Gifted to Serve Discovery to start the process. You... Read More
Posted by Alyssa Robinson at Wednesday, December 12, 2018

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