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: When NOT to Go into the Ministry — October 16, 2014
  2. Issues: The Struggle and Triumph of Grace — October 16, 2014
  3. Issues: Curation, Representation, and Democratic Discussion in the UMC Blogosphere — October 16, 2014
  4. Issues: Can United Methodists Really Adapt? — October 9, 2014
  5. Issues: Open Seminar to Examine Church Advocacy — October 9, 2014

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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/

Oct 16 2014

Issues: Curation, Representation, and Democratic Discussion in the UMC Blogosphere

Original post at http://um-insight.net/issues-section/umc-global-nature/curation%2C-representation%2C-and-democratic-discussion/


Continuing his survey of the United Methodist blogosphere, Prof. David W. Scott finds that representation on UMC.org, the official United Methodist website, is better balanced than the general online forum.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/10/curation-representation-and-democratic-discussion-in-the-umc-blogosphere-2/

Oct 09 2014

Issues: Can United Methodists Really Adapt?

Original post at http://um-insight.net/issues-section/can-united-methodists-really-adapt%3F/


The Rev. Ann L. Locasio contends that the UMC has no viable future until it recognizes its nature as a "complex adaptive system" that needs to free itself from outdated rules and structure.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/10/can-united-methodists-really-adapt/

Oct 09 2014

Issues: Open Seminar to Examine Church Advocacy

Original post at http://um-insight.net/issues-section/open-seminar-to-examine-church-advocacy/


The volunteer organization Associates in Advocacy will hold a seminar in November to demystify the workings of United Methodist church trials and other kinds of legal proceedings.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/10/open-seminar-to-examine-church-advocacy/

Oct 07 2014

Issues: Mission Agency to Open 3 offices, Atlanta HQ

Original post at http://um-insight.net/issues-section/umc-global-nature/mission-agency-to-open-3-offices%2C-atlanta-hq/


The General Board of Global Ministries announces it will leave the "God Box" in New York City within two years to relocate its headquarters to Atlanta, Ga.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/10/mission-agency-to-open-3-offices-atlanta-hq/

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