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UM & Global | A more global Connectional Table?

At its recent meeting, the Connectional Table (CT) submitted legislation to General Conference to restructure itself to achieve greater representation on the CT from United Methodists from outside the United States. Currently, seven out of the 47 … [Read More...]

Mitchell Lewis | The Prayer of Humble Access

I like the Prayer of Humble Access found in the United Methodist Service of Word and Table IV, which is itself based upon earlier Methodist and Evangelical United Brethren rituals. I came to know the prayer through hymnals and worship books that were … [Read More...]

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Commencement 2015

Commencement 2015 Dr. Tim McClendon (Given at Mead Hall, Aiken, SC)   Perhaps you have heard the story of the pilot and his 3 passengers: a fifth grade Boy Scout, a priest, and a famous astrophysicist. The pilot frantically opens a door and yells to … [Read More...]

Sexuality and The Duggar Scandal

Is there anyone who has not heard the sad and scandalous news about Josh Duggar of 19 Children and Counting fame? The TV show has now been cancelled. Far more, that family has just had their carefully constructed and controlled lives deconstruct and … [Read More...]

Church Decline | Abandoned Church

5 ways churches inflicted pain on themselves

(RNS) Let’s be clear: The much-heralded “decline of Christianity in America” isn’t about God losing faith in humankind. It isn’t about losing our moral compass thanks to whatever you happen to loathe. It isn’t about fickle millennials. It isn’t … [Read More...]

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