Jim Pledger serves as associate pastor for stewardship, church development, service matters, and welcoming ministries at Arlington Heights United Methodist Church in Fort Worth, Texas. Previously, he served 20 years as senior pastor of First United Methodist Church in Sherman, Texas.

Leading Ideas

A much-talked-about book currently is The Power of Habit. The author, Charles Duhigg, attempts to answer the questions, “Why do habits exist, and how can…