Bishop Cynthia Harvey

Cynthia Fierro Harvey serves as bishop of the Louisiana Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church, having been assigned there in September of 2012. The Louisiana Annual Conference is composed of 486 congregations and 118,725 members and includes the entire state of Louisiana. Under Bishop Harvey’s leadership, the 2013 Louisiana Annual Conference… Read more

Dr. William Bobby McClain

Dr. William Bobby McClain earned his B.A. degree, summa cum laude, at Clark College, Atlanta.  His Master’s and doctoral degrees were earned at Boston University School of Theology.  He conceived of and chaired the committee which produced the hymnbook, Songs of Zion, which sold more than 2.5 million copies and… Read more

Dr. Bryan D. Collier

Bryan Daniel Collier is the Founding Pastor and also the Lead Pastor of The Orchard: A Multisite United Methodist Congregation in Tupelo, Mississippi.  With its five sites throughout northeast Mississippi, The Orchard is focused on Growing Deep in the Love of Jesus and Branching Out to others with that love.… Read more

Sandy Blackburn

Author and Certified Lay Servant Sandy Blackburn is a member at Oak Forest UMC in the Yadkin Valley District.  The Lord has given Sandy one of his most gracious gifts, by enabling her to write about everyday happenings in life.  As a result of her quiet time with God, through… Read more