UM Insight -- Issues

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Name: UM Insight -- Issues
Date registered: March 28, 2012
URL: http://um-insight.net/issues-section/index.rss

Latest posts

  1. Issues: Historic Chicago UMC OKs Same-Sex Unions — September 16, 2014
  2. Issues: Frugal Innovation — September 12, 2014
  3. Issues: Talking About a Global Denomination — September 11, 2014
  4. Issues: Bishop McLee, Champion of Marginalized People, Dies — September 7, 2014
  5. Issues: #UMC Resources about #Ferguson — August 29, 2014

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Sep 16 2014

Issues: Historic Chicago UMC OKs Same-Sex Unions

Original post at http://um-insight.net/issues-section/historic-chicago-church-oks-same-sex-unions/


First United Methodist Church of Chicago, known as Chicago Temple, has pledged to support financially its pastors if brought up on charges for performing same-sex marriages, which are legal in Illinois.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/09/historic-chicago-umc-oks-same-sex-unions/

Sep 12 2014

Issues: Frugal Innovation

Original post at http://um-insight.net/issues-section/local-church/frugal-innovation/


Churches don't need shiny new programs or old retreads, but genuine innovation using the resources they have on hand, writes seminarian Gabe Horton.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/09/frugal-innovation-2/

Sep 11 2014

Issues: Talking About a Global Denomination

Original post at http://um-insight.net/issues-section/umc-global-nature/talking-about-a-global-denomination/


Consultations in Asia, Africa and North America, along with surveys and video reports, give United Methodists a chance to contribute to visions of a truly worldwide denomination, writes David W. Scott.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/09/talking-about-a-global-denomination-2/

Sep 07 2014

Issues: Bishop McLee, Champion of Marginalized People, Dies

Original post at http://um-insight.net/issues-section/bishop-mclee%2C-champion-of-marginalized-people%2C-dies/


New York Area Bishop Martin D. McLee, who made news recently by suspending church trials over gay marriages in his area, has died.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/09/bishop-mclee-champion-of-marginalized-people-dies/

Aug 29 2014

Issues: #UMC Resources about #Ferguson

Original post at http://um-insight.net/issues-section/%23umc-resources-about-%23ferguson/


The Rev. Jeremy Smith offers a list of United Methodist resources on the topic of race, along with a critique comparing their relevance.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/08/umc-resources-about-ferguson/

Aug 29 2014

Issues: Youth and Differing Views of Authority in the Global UMC

Original post at http://um-insight.net/issues-section/umc-global-nature/global-youth-and-views-of-authority/


Would you accept the preaching authority of a 12-year-old? United Methodist leaders in Zimbabwe have, and Dr. David W. Scott says that's only one way in which "authority" varies around the global United Methodist Church.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/08/youth-and-differing-views-of-authority-in-the-global-umc-2/

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