Anita

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Name: anita
Date registered: April 27, 2012
URL: http://gc12.org

Latest posts

  1. General Conference 2012: Q&A With Dr. James Cone — April 27, 2012
  2. General Conference 2012: Faithful Christians Gather to Keep Hope Alive — April 27, 2012
  3. General Conference 2012: Commentary: 2012 Act of Repentance of The United Methodist Church — April 27, 2012
  4. General Conference 2012: Bishops and African-American Church Leaders Urge Removal of Ban on Gay Clergy — April 27, 2012
  5. General Conference 2012: Repentance, Repentance, Repentance! — April 27, 2012

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Apr 27 2012

General Conference 2012: Q&A With Dr. James Cone

Original post at http://gc12.org/featured/qa-with-dr-james-cone/


Lois McCullen Parr sat down with Dr. James Cone recently for some questions and answers: Parr: RMN Executive Director Troy Plummer says, “When I read Dr. Cone’s passionate words and hear him speak of’‘The Cross and the Lynching Tree,’ I am overwhelmed by the voice he gives for the 5,000 lynched African Americans identified with [...]

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2012/04/qa-with-dr-james-cone/

Apr 27 2012

General Conference 2012: Faithful Christians Gather to Keep Hope Alive

Original post at http://gc12.org/featured/faithful-christians-gather-to-keep-hope-alive/


- Lois McCullen Parr - When James Cone speaks, people listen. And not only because his high-pitched voice and his youthful, dimpled appearance doesn’t match the anger of the “father of Black theology,” but because he is unwilling to keep silent on uncomfortable subjects. Cone’s latest book, “The Cross and the Lynching Tree,” is also [...]

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2012/04/faithful-christians-gather-to-keep-hope-alive/

Apr 27 2012

General Conference 2012: Commentary: 2012 Act of Repentance of The United Methodist Church

Original post at http://gc12.org/featured/commentary-2012-act-of-repentance-of-the-united-methodist-church/


- Thom White Wolf Fassett - Those of us who come from Native American communities in the United States are well aware of the general invisibility of Native people in the life of our nation. One might argue that with a population of fewer than 10 million it is difficult for Native people to have [...]

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2012/04/commentary-2012-act-of-repentance-of-the-united-methodist-church/

Apr 27 2012

General Conference 2012: Bishops and African-American Church Leaders Urge Removal of Ban on Gay Clergy

Original post at http://gc12.org/featured/bishops-and-african-american-church-leaders-urge-removal-of-ban-on-gay-clergy/


Retired bishops and African-American church leaders joined together to call for full inclusion in The United Methodist Church. Months before General Conference, 36 bishops signed a statement urging delegates to drop the prohibitions against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) United Methodists. Bishops Sharon Zimmerman Rader and Don Ott spoke out at a press conference [...]

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2012/04/bishops-and-african-american-church-leaders-urge-removal-of-ban-on-gay-clergy/

Apr 27 2012

General Conference 2012: Repentance, Repentance, Repentance!

Original post at http://gc12.org/featured/repentance-repentance-repentance/


- Gil Caldwell -  Historically, the treatment of indigenous people by Christian churches – including Methodists has been good, bad and ugly.” So begins The United Methodist News Service story titled: “GC 2012 to include call to repentance.” The service today at General Conference; “Act of Repentance for Indigenous People,” could be the most important [...]

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2012/04/repentance-repentance-repentance/