About mattdamethodist

I do not at all understand the mystery of grace - only that it meets us where we are but does not leave us where it found us. --Anne Lamott

New Sermon Series @tahlequahfumc

What's Your Story-

Starting Sunday June 17th at 10:00 a.m. at Tahlequah FUMC  we will kick off a new sermon series based off the book What’s Your Story? Seeing Your Life Through God’s Eyes.  The Bearded Theologians had a chance to talk with Sarah Heath about her book.  I am looking forward to this sermon series and hope you join us @tahlequahfumc


Here we go again.

Just in case you missed this announcement:

I have been appointed to Tahlequah FUMC as Lead Pastor starting June 1st.

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Daily Readings

I read a lot, and one of the things I read every day is a daily devotional book. I buy one every year at Annual Conference and last year I picked up  this gem from Henri Nouwen’s Bread For The Journey: A Daybook of Wisdom and Faith it has been a great read. Today there was a line that we really good. 

Contradictions, thus understood, create the friction that can help us move toward God.  ~April 20th Henri Nouwen Bread For The Journey: A Daybook of Wisdom and Faith

How are you moving towards God? What are you doing that stretches you?