Jim Pledger

Jim Pledger (1947-2019) served 50 serves in ministry in the United Methodist Church in Arkansas, North Texas, and Central Texas as pastor and district superintendent. He retired after serving 20 years as senior pastor of First United Methodist Church in Sherman, Texas, and subsequently became associate pastor for stewardship, church development, service matters, and welcoming ministries at Arlington Heights UMC in Fort Worth.

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…