Members of the New York Annual Conference will vote June 9 on delegates to the special 2019 General Conference on United Methodist unity.
Two eminent United Methodist jurists warn that the church is facing a constitutional crisis as its leadership has violated church law in the Way Forward process and other events.
In what is widely seen as a blow to the Commission on A Way Forward process, the Judicial Council rejects the Council of Bishops’ argument that the 2019 General Conference is limited to hearing only its Way Forward proposal.
Sometimes, Cynthia B. Astle’s Southern heritage just wins out when it comes to considering events in religion news.
A decision to charge $200-per-person registration fees for the 2019 General Conference is already having the opposite effect of what the General Conference Commission intended.
Two parallel campaigns – one interfaith and one Christian – debuted this week as ways for Christians to join in public witness to Jesus and his teachings in America.
It’s time to “call BS” on the false narratives making their way around The United Methodist Church, writes Cynthia B. Astle.
The real issue for the 2019 General Conference isn’t homosexuality or even unity, it’s domination, writes Cynthia B. Astle.
A chance meeting with two members of the National Rifle Association brings some expected and some surprising results.
Surprising moves by two noted pastors demonstrate the deep discernment and flexibility that will be needed as The United Methodist Church seeks a path into its future.