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: Judicial Council Hears Arguments in Schaefer Case — October 24, 2014
  2. Issues: Early Warning Proposed for General Conference Legislation — October 24, 2014
  3. Issues: Texas Churchman Donates $1 Million for Seminary Scholarships — October 24, 2014
  4. Issues: Why the UMC is Such a Dismal Failure at Church Planting #UMC — October 23, 2014
  5. Issues: When NOT to Go into the Ministry — October 16, 2014

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Oct 24 2014

Issues: Judicial Council Hears Arguments in Schaefer Case

Original post at http://um-insight.net/issues-section/judicial-council-hears-arguments-in-schaefer-case/


The United Methodist Judicial Council hear arguments Oct. 22 in an appeal of a jurisdictional ruling that restored the ministerial credentials of the Rev. Frank Schaefer, defrocked 10 months ago for presiding at his gay son's wedding.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/10/judicial-council-hears-arguments-in-schaefer-case/

Oct 24 2014

Issues: Early Warning Proposed for General Conference Legislation

Original post at http://um-insight.net/issues-section/early-warning-proposed-for-general-conference-legislation/


An experimental panel of researchers to review petitions to General Conference for consistency and constitutionality has been proposed by the Commission on the General Conference.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/10/early-warning-proposed-for-general-conference-legislation/

Oct 24 2014

Issues: Texas Churchman Donates $1 Million for Seminary Scholarships

Original post at http://um-insight.net/issues-section/ordained-ministry/texas-churchman-donates-%241-million-for-seminary-scholarships/


United Methodist layman Stan Horwood, a Texas rancher, has donated $1 million for Rio Texas Conference students to attend two seminaries.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/10/texas-churchman-donates-1-million-for-seminary-scholarships/

Oct 23 2014

Issues: Why the UMC is Such a Dismal Failure at Church Planting #UMC

Original post at http://um-insight.net/issues-section/local-church/why-the-umc-is-such-a-dismal-failure-at-church-planting-%23umc/


A near-perfect worship experience brings the Rev. Christy Thomas some insights about the UMC's efforts to start and sustain churches.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/10/why-the-umc-is-such-a-dismal-failure-at-church-planting-umc-2/

Oct 16 2014

Issues: When NOT to Go into the Ministry

Original post at http://um-insight.net/issues-section/ordained-ministry/when-not-to-go-into-the-ministry/


The Rev. Talbot Davis outlines some right and wrong motivations for going into the ordained ministry.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/10/when-not-to-go-into-the-ministry/

Oct 16 2014

Issues: The Struggle and Triumph of Grace

Original post at http://um-insight.net/issues-section/umc-global-nature/the-struggle-and-triumph-of-grace/


The Rev. Jacob Dharmaraj examines the United Methodist mission document, "Grace Upon Grace," for its potential to confront and overcome global challenges.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/10/the-struggle-and-triumph-of-grace/

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