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: #UMC Resources about #Ferguson — August 29, 2014
  2. Issues: Youth and Differing Views of Authority in the Global UMC — August 29, 2014
  3. Issues: William McElvaney, Social Justice Advocate, Dies at 86 — August 26, 2014
  4. Issues: How to Not Be Depressed by Global UMC News — August 20, 2014
  5. Issues: Global Denomination = ‘Global Discipline’? — August 20, 2014

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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/

Aug 26 2014

Issues: William McElvaney, Social Justice Advocate, Dies at 86

Original post at http://um-insight.net/issues-section/william-mcelvaney%2C-social-justice-advocate%2C-dies-at-86/


The Rev. William K. McElvaney died Aug. 24 after a lifetime of living out the scripture to "do justice, love kindness and walk humbly with God."

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/08/william-mcelvaney-social-justice-advocate-dies-at-86-2/

Aug 20 2014

Issues: How to Not Be Depressed by Global UMC News

Original post at http://um-insight.net/issues-section/umc-global-nature/how-to-not-be-depressed-by-global-umc-news/


Dr. David W. Scott counsels that while international news seems grim, United Methodists can take heart that they're taking action to relieve suffering and proclaim their hope in God.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/08/how-to-not-be-depressed-by-global-umc-news-2/

Aug 20 2014

Issues: Global Denomination = ‘Global Discipline’?

Original post at http://um-insight.net/issues-section/umc-global-nature/global-denomination-%3D-%27global-discipline%27%3F/


A consultation on United Methodist ministry brings the Rev. Jim Parsons to a revelation: it makes sense to create a Global Discipline that defines United Methodist identity, but leaves church polity and administration to regional authority.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/08/global-denomination-global-discipline-2/

Aug 18 2014

Issues: Ferguson Church Leaders Strive to Be Peacemakers

Original post at http://um-insight.net/issues-section/ferguson-church-leaders-strive-to-be-peacemakers/


United Methodist pastors and laypeople in and around Ferguson, Mo., are working for peace in the city where an unarmed black teen-ager, Michael Brown, was shot and killed by police.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/08/ferguson-church-leaders-strive-to-be-peacemakers/

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