The North Texas Conference CONNECTION

The North Texas Conference Connection October 19, 2016

  • Clergy Retreat Offers Fresh Tips on Innovative Leadership

    Clergy Retreat gold: Straying from the script and reaching into ‘hell places of people’s lives’

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  • See Something, Say Something! Women Reveal Domestic Violence Stories
    Johnrice Newton

    Survivor Johnrice Newton of St. Paul compiles stories of healing to urge others to open up. By JACKIE BLALOCK ROBINSON Special Contributor “If you see something, say something.” The Department of Homeland Security slogan on terrorism tips is just as fitting for fighting domestic violence and its effects on victims and families, says Johnrice Newton,…

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  • He’s a Campus Pastor with an Unusual Flock – the Longtime Homeless in Tiny Houses

      Jonathan Grace is helping street people adjust to four walls. The reason for their porches may surprise you. By SHERON C. PATTERSON North Texas Connection Editor The Cottages at Hickory Crossing takes a creative approach to housing chronically homeless people in Dallas. It is a project of CitySquare, led by NTC clergy Larry James…

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  • ‘If You’ve Never Experienced It, You Don’t Know That It’s There’
    NTC UMC Anti-Racism Team

      Institutional racism dwells just below the surface in everyday life. A November workshop shows how to recognize it and combat it. By JACKIE BLALOCK ROBINSON Special Contributor In 2016, many eyes have been opened to issues resulting from years of racism in America. In an attempt to help bring more awareness and to fight…

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  • With the Enneagram, She’s Got Your Number

    Suzanne Stabile says the ancient system pins down your personality type and draws you closer to God.

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