The Word on the Street

The Word on the Street

The Return of Wednesdays on Wayne Street

It's October, so it's time for the return of our Wednesdays on Wayne Street (WOWS) Concert Series! First Wayne Street and Adventures in Musical Arts present these free midday concerts every June and October, each concert featuring talented local artists. The half-hour concerts begin at 12:15 pm... [ Full Post ]

The Priesthood of All Believers & the August 2012 Good News

When I arrived at one of the churches that I’ve served in my 25 years of full-time ministry, I found that staff members were quick to say: “That’s not my job!” (That church will remain nameless to protect the guilty.) I have always striven to be a servant role model... [ Full Post ]

Buddy, Can You Spare a $10 Bill? & the July Good News

United Methodists from all around the state gathered at the Indianapolis Convention Center for the Indiana Annual Conference June 6-9. This year’s setting provided more space for all the conference-related programs and activities, in addition to giving our annual legislative gathering... [ Full Post ]

Love, Serve, REVIVE!

From June 12th to 14th, First Wayne Street was the headquarters for the 5th year of REVIVE, a local movement of junior and senior high school students all coming together with one goal: to see our city transformed through the love of Jesus Christ. The program began at 10 am on June 12th... [ Full Post ]

It’s Time for Civility in Discourse

Why do we find it so hard to “agree to disagree”? Is it not a foundational premise of democracy and free speech to respect another’s right to hold an opinion, even when contrary to your own, instead of resorting to mudslinging, name calling, and misleading, if not false... [ Full Post ]