Carolyn Moore

Carolyn Moore is an ordained Elder in the United Methodist Church. In June of 2003, she was appointed home again to the Augusta area, where she and her family were given the joy of birthing Mosaic United Methodist Church. Mosaic focuses on reaching people in the margins. She has written the Encounter series of Seedbed study books and blogs at

Latest Articles

Carolyn Moore ~ From Dust and Ashes to the Image of God

We are both sinners and saints, dust and treasure, limited but with tremendous potential, fallen but loved.

Carolyn Moore ~ The Tyranny of Tweaking

Much to my discomfort, my recovering meth addict friends are teaching me that small-mindedness can have big consequences.

Carolyn Moore ~ While You Were Getting Your Nails Done

While we are getting our nails done, lawns manicured and to-go coffees poured, we are coming face to face with the world’s religious diversity.

Carolyn Moore ~ Friends and Servants

Jesus calls his friends to deep and abiding love, the kind that sees not obligation but the joy of serving, of being, of vulnerable-but-safe connection.

Carolyn Moore ~ Hate: Confusing Holiness with Hierarchy

Let me state the obvious and say that hierarchy and hate are at the root of white supremacy and pretty much all the other hate-filled expressions of protest that surface not just in our country but around the world.

Carolyn Moore ~ When You See a Turtle on a Fencepost

What if this is not a stuck place but a spiritual incubator, a season of preparation much like what John the Baptist prophesied?

Carolyn Moore ~ Relapse and Recovery: How to Get Back Up When You Fall

Inside every person, there are two sides that war with each other, and sometimes the side that works against our design wins a battle and we do things we don’t mean to do.

Carolyn Moore ~ Let Your Longings Work for You

But what if our longings are not for things we can consume, but for something else entirely — something deeper, more legitimate, like Heaven, or the Kingdom to come or for deeper, more intimate communion with God?

Carolyn Moore ~ Come, Lord Jesus (Or, How to Pray for Everything)

“There is a tension in God’s economy between the one and the many — a tension God himself seems able to hold together.”

Carolyn Moore ~ Introversion in the Kingdom of God

Kingdom solitude is not inward-focused or an end in itself; it is a God-focused state that empowers introverts ultimately to be more lovingly outward-focused at the appropriate times.