Nearly two-thirds of respondents to United Methodist Insight’s straw poll say they’re ready to accept gay Scout leaders.
The baptisms of three adopted sons open a window into the miracle and wonder of what the Church could truly be if it learned to love as God loves.
Unlike the previous week’s survey on marriage equality, few United Methodist Insight readers expressed interest in how to counter racism in America.
United Methodists who responded to Insight’s straw poll think bishops should suspend penalties for violating UMC policies on same-sex marriage now that marriage equality is the law of the land.
United Methodist bishops are coming under fire in social media for their responses to the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling affirming marriage equality, but Cynthia B. Astle thinks the bishops deserve support in a difficult position.
Taking another’s pain into ourselves, even when we differ sharply in our views, may offer the best way for the bond of baptism to help United Methodists avoid dehumanizing one another, writes Cynthia B. Astle
The six originators of the newly revamped Plan UMC are longtime churchmen who have given their lives to The United Methodist Church as it has existed – but is their plan the best option for the church’s future?