Straight from the Heart

A Blog by Rev. Carey Grady

Epiphany: An Overlooked Season of the Christian Calendar

Our lives are centered on dates, events and activities. Christians across the globe center and organize our lives around the Christian Calendar. As a pastor our local church is organized around key dates and our local church calendar exist with the calendar for our Presiding Elder District, the Columbia Annual Conference, the 7th Episcopal District and the Connectional/Global AME Church. Along with those calendars our … Continue reading

Ministry Trends

Ministry Trends

America has never been a Christian Nation. But the Christian ethos, myth, and spirit has invaded her shores. She was present when the first settlers, who had little religion but a faith in a new nation, a new identity, landed on her shores. She was present when a faith group with Anabaptist tendencies and a Reformation Theology also landed in the Northeast, armed with a … Continue reading