Bishop Julius C. Trimble is the Resident Bishop of the Indiana Area of the United Methodist Church.
Bishop Trimble has the personal mission to encourage all people with the love of Jesus Christ to rise to their highest potential. It is his commitment to his personal mission that led Bishop Trimble to create the “To Be Encouraged” Podcast along with co-host Rev.Dr. Brad Miller.
Bishop Trimble says, “I am compelled by Jesus to share with you an encouraging word or two about Jesus, theology, the Bible, the pandemic, the environment, racism, voting rights, human sexuality, and the state of the United Methodist Church.”
To Be Encouraged with Bishop Julius C. Trimble is to be published weekly and is available at www.tobeencouraged.com and all the podcast directories.
In Episode 092 of To Be Encouraged Rev. Dr. Brad Miller and Bishop Julius C. Trimble welcome special guest Lan Davis Wilson, the Associate Director of Diversity, Missions, and Justice for the Indiana Conference of the United Methodist Church. They discuss an upcoming online book study titled "Our Hearts Were Strangely Lukewarm" by John Elford, focusing on racism in the United Methodist Church.
The conversation touches on Lan's faith journey, the importance of addressing racism in the Church, and the significance of building relationships and starting meaningful conversations. They also delve into the details of the book study, emphasizing its live sessions, guest speakers, and the opportunity for audience interaction.
The book study, held on February 6, 13, 20, and 27, 2024 at 7 PM EST, aims to spark conversations and create awareness around racism, relevant not only to the United Methodist Church but to anyone seeking to engage in these important discussions. With a focus on grace and growth, this episode provides insight into the upcoming book study and highlights the value of engaging in meaningful dialogue around the challenging topic of racism in the United Methodist Church