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: Valuable Themes and Unresolved Concerns (Part 1) — October 30, 2014
  2. Issues: Schaefer Decision Doesn’t Change UMC’s Homosexuality Stance — October 30, 2014
  3. Issues: Top UMC Court Affirms Schaefer Reinstatement — October 27, 2014
  4. Issues: Mother’s Video About UMC’s Anti-LGBT Stance Captures Online Attention — October 26, 2014
  5. Issues: Judicial Council Hears Arguments in Schaefer Case — October 24, 2014

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  1. Issues: Conferences Voice Growing Support for Gays — 2 comments
  2. Issues: IRD Angers Ex-UMR Subscribers with ‘Renegade Bishop’ Mailing — 2 comments

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Oct 30 2014

Issues: Valuable Themes and Unresolved Concerns (Part 1)

Original post at http://um-insight.net/issues-section/umc-global-nature/valuable-themes-and-unresolved-concerns-%28part-1%29/


United Methodist missions executive Thomas Kemper summarizes findings from the UM & Global series "Grace Upon Grace," featuring commentary on United Methodism's official mission theology statement.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/10/valuable-themes-and-unresolved-concerns-part-1/

Oct 30 2014

Issues: Schaefer Decision Doesn’t Change UMC’s Homosexuality Stance

Original post at http://um-insight.net/issues-section/update%3A-schaefer-decision-doesn%27t-change-umc%27s-homosexuality/


The Judicial Council's ruling that affirms the reinstatement of the Rev. Frank Schaefer doesn't mean that The United Methodist Church's stand against homosexual practice has changed.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/10/schaefer-decision-doesnt-change-umcs-homosexuality-stance/

Oct 27 2014

Issues: Top UMC Court Affirms Schaefer Reinstatement

Original post at http://um-insight.net/issues-section/top-umc-court-affirms-schaefer-reinstatement/


The United Methodist Judicial Council, the denomination's "high court," ruled Oct. 27 that the Rev. Frank Schaefer's reinstatement as ordained clergy was valid.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/10/top-umc-court-affirms-schaefer-reinstatement/

Oct 26 2014

Issues: Mother’s Video About UMC’s Anti-LGBT Stance Captures Online Attention

Original post at http://um-insight.net/issues-section/mother%27s-video-captures-online-attention/


A video by Julie Wood describes how a misguided youth worker used United Methodism's anti-LGBT stance to bully her teen-age son, who ultimately killed himself.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/10/mothers-video-about-umcs-anti-lgbt-stance-captures-online-attention/

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/

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