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: Social Entrepreneurship and Cote d’Ivoire United Methodist Women — December 18, 2014
  2. Issues: Black Faculty of Garrett-Evangelical Issues Statement — December 16, 2014
  3. Issues: Reflections on United Methodist Mission (Part 1) — December 11, 2014
  4. Issues: Sex, Money and Episcopal Disobedience — December 11, 2014
  5. Issues: Why Do the Largest #UMC’s Lack Female Pastors? — December 11, 2014

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Dec 18 2014

Issues: Social Entrepreneurship and Cote d’Ivoire United Methodist Women

Original post at http://um-insight.net/issues-section/umc-global-nature/social-entrepreneurship-and-united-methodist-women/


David W. Scott finds African United Methodist Women are using social media to earn funds to raise the economic status of women in their country.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/12/social-entrepreneurship-and-cote-divoire-united-methodist-women/

Dec 16 2014

Issues: Black Faculty of Garrett-Evangelical Issues Statement

Original post at http://um-insight.net/issues-section/black-faculty-of-garrett-evangelical-issues-statement/


The Black Faculty of United Methodist-related Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary calls recent killings of black men a theological issue that cries out for the Church's attention.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/12/black-faculty-of-garrett-evangelical-issues-statement/

Dec 11 2014

Issues: Reflections on United Methodist Mission (Part 1)

Original post at http://um-insight.net/issues-section/umc-global-nature/reflections-on-UMC-mission/


As an aspiring global denomination, United Methodists should ponder the absence of Matthew 28 in an emerging ecumenical consensus about mission, writes Dr. Hendrik Pieterse.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/12/reflections-on-united-methodist-mission-part-1/

Dec 11 2014

Issues: Sex, Money and Episcopal Disobedience

Original post at http://um-insight.net/issues-section/umc-global-nature/sex%2C-money-and-episcopal-disobedience/


The cases of three African bishops' handling of church money leads David W. Scott to compare money management disputes with disobedience around United Methodist stances on homosexuality.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/12/sex-money-and-episcopal-disobedience/

Dec 11 2014

Issues: Why Do the Largest #UMC’s Lack Female Pastors?

Original post at http://um-insight.net/issues-section/local-church/why-do-the-largest-%23umc%27s-lack-female-pastors/


Using official church data, the Rev. Jeremy Smith examines the demographics of senior pastors of large-membership churches and a finds a distressing lack of clergywomen.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/12/why-do-the-largest-umcs-lack-female-pastors/

Dec 10 2014

Issues: After Grand Jury Rulings, What Is the Church’s Witness?

Original post at http://um-insight.net/issues-section/after-grand-jury-rulings%2C/


United Methodists have joined protests across the country after grand jury rulings exonerating police officers whose actions resulted in the deaths of two black men.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/12/after-grand-jury-rulings-what-is-the-churchs-witness/

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