Testimony Formation7 Spiritual Practices for the New YearPractices such as Sabbath keeping and cultivating wonder can help you stay grounded in God and ready for whatever 2022 may bring.By Jayne DavisFinding Space for Your SoulWe all need spaces that rest our bodies, slow our minds, and allow our souls to expand.By Laura B. MurrayTake a P This WeekThe five P’s of contemplation are well worth the 12 minutes they take out of an otherwise busy and stressful day.By Jack LevisonTestimony ArticulationChallenges and Opportunities for EvangelismEvangelism may have a checkered history, but rightly understood it could be exactly what we need today.By Priscilla Pope-LevisonReclaiming an Original Methodist PracticeWhen the Wesley brothers convened meetings, they always included an opportunity for people to share their struggles and hope in Christ.By Jack JacksonThree Words of Hope for the Church in TransitionAs institutions are shaken to the core, these three New Testament words reveal “the essence of what it means to be the church.”By Mark WingfieldA Dentist and AME Elder Faces Cancer and Chemo in the Era of COVID"To attain survivor status, you must first survive the treatment protocols."By Letitia Williams WatfordThe Church Exists to EvangelizeEvangelization involves our being agents of the Holy Spirit in helping people have a profound experience of Jesus and his love.By Archbishop William E. LoriTestimony in ActionThe Power of Storytelling in Ministry Jee Hae Song describes how testimony can start in childhood and grow to involve everyone in the church. (Podcast published on Lewis Center for Church Leadership website)Three Ways to Get to Know Your Neighbors Intentional efforts to understand our neighbors can open our eyes to how God is at work in our communities. By Paul NixonA Community Grows Its Way Out Of PovertyA pastor in North Carolina has developed a farming and beekeeping operation that improves local health and helps train young people.By Bridgette A. LacyCommunity Engagement and the Rural ChurchChurches can do more to engage their communities—and the effort does not need to be flashy or expensive. It can be as simple as chopping wood.By Allen T. Stanton9 Strategies for Meeting People and Learning Their NeedsStreet ministry is simply walking around where people are hanging out and inviting them people into conversation.By Elizabeth Mae MagillRecommended ReadingTell It Like It IsLillian DanielSaying Is Believing: The Necessity of Testimony in Adolescent Spiritual DevelopmentAmanda DruryTestimony: Talking Ourselves into Being Christian (The Practice of Faith Series Book 12)Thomas G. LongModels of EvangelismPriscilla Pope-LevisonIt’s My Testimony: A Devotional Journal for Women by WomenLakeesha BrowneThe community needs your story.