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Finding Common Ground: Navigating Challenges in the Church with Rev. Dr. Mark Holland - Mainstream UMC
Episode 897th January 2024 • Be Encouraged with Bishop Julius C. Trimble • Bishop Julius C. Trimble
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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 and all the podcast directories.

Episode 089 features a conversation with Rev. Dr. Mark Holland from Mainstream UMC.

Mainstream UMC is a United Methodist advocacy group working for unity in the Body of Christ.

Rev. Dr. Mark Holland is a third-generation United Methodist pastor, following in the footsteps of both his great-grandfather and father. He was ordained in 1996 and first felt the call to ministry at the young age of 14, while attending an annual conference. He pursued his education at Southern Methodist University and Iliff School of Theology, ultimately earning his doctorate at Saint Paul in Kansas City. Throughout his career, Rev. Dr. Holland has been dedicated to serving as a pastor and is passionate about spreading his faith and teachings.