Activating change
on August 30th, 2022
For this reason, I remind you to fan into flame the gift of God, which is in you through the laying on of my hands. - 2 Timothy 1:6This is where we began our current sermon series, fanning into flame the gift of God that is within each of us. This fanning is not only necessary for us individually, but for the Church as a whole. After all, the church is nothing more than a collection of believers i...  Read More
You shouldn't tithe!
on August 22nd, 2022
I'm going to say something that might shock you... You shouldn't tithe! Do I have your attention?   No, this is not click bate - saying something just to get you to click on a link, only to say something totally different after you click.  I'm serious - tithing is an Old Testamentconcept.  As pastor and author Steven J. Cole puts it, "Tithing emphasizes your obligation to God; New Testament giving...  Read More
Annual Charge Conference
on August 15th, 2022
Our annual Charge Conference will be held on Tuesday, October 25th at 7:00 pm. Rev. Craig Nelson of FUMC Boca Raton will serve as our presiding Elder. I encourage any and all members and constituents of Trinity UMC to attend. It will be a time of information, fellowship, and celebration for Cason United Methodist Church s we review 2022 and look forward to 2023.Attendance is important because it i...  Read More
Boy Scouts of America x United Methodist Churches
on August 8th, 2022
In February of 2020, the Boy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy amid mounting claims of Scouting related sex abuse going back decades, with many allegations involving chartering or sponsoring organizations of Scout troops, including several local United Methodist churches.As a result of that action, On August 16, 2021, an email was sent from Bishop Carter, the Conference Chancellor, and the Co...  Read More
One Board Model: The new administrative structure.
on August 1st, 2022
Over the past few years, it has become increasingly difficult to get people to serve on committees, let alone in leadership. The common response is that there are too many meetings and people don’t want to commit. We must acknowledge that part of the issue is our current membership numbers, and while we foresee an increase in the number of congregants over the next year, the truth is the demand on...  Read More
The United Methodist Church finds itself less than united currently.
on July 26th, 2022
As we all know, the United Methodist Church finds itself less than united currently.  Over the past few years, it has become apparent that the church was headed for an amicable split at best, an acrimonious divorce at worst.While there was aspiration for a grace filled and loving separation, it appears that all hope of that outcome has disappeared.On July 14th, 106 UMC churches in Florida sued the...  Read More
More Love
on April 27th, 2021
I John 3:23-24 (Read: I John 3:16-24)And this is his command: to believe in the name of his Son, Jesus Christ, and to love one another as he commanded us. 24 The one who keeps God’s commands lives in him, and he in them. And this is how we know that he lives in us: We know it by the Spirit he gave us. Isn’t it amazing that the word that personifies who we are as Christians, LOVE is used so freely?...  Read More
Good News!
on April 13th, 2021
 I passed on to you what I received, of which this was most important: that Christ died for our sins, as the Scriptures say; 4 that he was buried and was raised to life on the third day as the Scriptures say; 5 and that he was seen by Peter and then by the twelve apostles. 6 After that, Jesus was seen by more than five hundred of the believers at the same time. Most of them are still living today,...  Read More
We Are Worth His Pain
on March 23rd, 2021
Then the high priest stood up before them and asked Jesus, "Are you not going to answer? What is this testimony that these men are bringing against you?" But Jesus remained silent and gave no answer. Again the high priest asked him, "Are you the Messiah, the Son of the Blessed One?""I am," said Jesus. "And you will see the Son of Man sitting at the right hand of the Mighty One and coming on the cl...  Read More
Who Can Drink From This Cup?
on March 9th, 2021
Palm/Passion Sunday is approaching.  Just two weeks from now, we will remember people waving palms, crying, “Hosanna,” which means save us! And soon after Jesus will have His Last Supper with the disciples and be taken away by the Romans and the Chief Priests. Jesus predicts this to the disciples for the third time in Mark 10: 32-34 when He tells them that the Romans are going to kill me in a way ...  Read More