Author Archives: rodneydporter

About rodneydporter

I am a United Methodist Pastor. I used to say what I did defined me - but nowadays I prefer to be defined as a husband, dad and Christian.

If Courage Was Easy – It Wouldn’t Be Courage

I am involved in a bible study at the prison here in Columbus. I’m not bragging – believe me. I was confiding once that even though I’m always glad I went that I always dread going. There’s just something about … Continue reading

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A Pain in My Heart

A Pain in My Heart.

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Silent Conflict Management

I had a small class today on conflict management and it got me to thinking about leadership. I remember when I served in Plains I was called to the hospital in Americus. A member had died. Normally this was not … Continue reading

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What the World Doesn’t Need

Do you remember the lyrics to that old song, “What the world needs now is love, sweet love.”  I remember reading an article some time ago about an 85 year old gentleman in the Atlanta area that just received his … Continue reading

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A Pain in My Heart

A Pain in My Heart.

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5 Things Lay People Can Do to Advertise their Church

5 Things Lay People Can Do to Advertise their Church.

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5 Things Lay People Can Do to Advertise their Church

     We live in a world where advertising is everything.  The days of people moving into a community and trying to find a church to attend are gone for the most part.  Churches have to work at getting noticed. … Continue reading

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