James A. Harnish is a retired United Methodist pastor, writer, and teacher. He served in pastoral ministry for 43 years, including 22 years as senior pastor of Hyde Park United Methodist Church in Tampa, Florida. He and his wife, Martha Lea, live in Winter Park, Florida. They have 2 daughters and 5 grandchildren.
In Make a Difference, author James A. Harnish helps United Methodists answer the questions “How can I contribute to God’s healing work in this world?” and “How can I find my place to serve and make a difference?” Drawing upon biblical wisdom and real stories of real people who have found their place to serve, he provides practical guidance to help every disciple make a difference as a participant in God’s transformation of the world.
This six-week study is perfect for anyone desiring toengage service or mission as a vital part of discipleship, find a place to serve—in the church, the community, and/or the world engage in God’s work in the world
The study includes a book, leader guide, and DVD featuring six engaging and lively discussions with the author and several special guests highlighting opportunities and outcomes of making a difference in this world.