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Binder named director at Storm Mountain Center

“I love seeing campers overcome their fears and do things that thought they could not do, like climbing to the top of Storm Mountain.” The words of Sean Binder who has been named the new director of Storm Mountain Center. Binder will take over in September 2017 when Scott Jensen, retires after 17 years of service.
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Talking with God: Weber shares thoughts on becoming an author

Adam Weber, lead pastor of Embrace Church, one of the fastest growing United Methodist Churches in the United States, released his first book, "Talking with God". In this blog, Weber shares his thoughts about becoming an author and insights on prayer. His book is available at Cokesbury. Weber will be a featured speaker during the 2017 Annual Conference.
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Connecting across the globe: Rebecca's Random Thoughts

A few weeks ago, Steve and I had the opportunity to journey to the other side of the globe. I (Rebecca) am a member the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) and this spring we held our board meeting in conjunction with the 25th anniversary celebration of Africa University (AU). Africa University was founded by the United Methodist Church 25 years ago in the country of Zimbabwe. It is a Pan-African Institution designed to reach students from across the continent, provide them with quality education as well as strong United Methodist values and ethics, in order to positively impact the continent of Africa and the entire world. The experience was phenomenal and we learned and observed many things.
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A Message from the Bishop

The Doctrine of Discovery, first articulated by Roman Catholic Pope Nicholas V in a Papal Bull in 1452 has served as the basis of justifying war against all non-Christians throughout the world and sanctioning and promoting the conquest, colonialization, and exploitation of non-Christian nations and their territories for nearly 500 years. As a bishop of The United Methodist Church and a North Dakotan who is the product of the application of this doctrine and its inherent racism, I am committed to the fulfillment of the General Conference resolution. It is time to bury the Doctrine of Discovery forever.
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