Part history lesson, part camp meeting and part church politics, the future of The United Methodist Church as a worldwide denomination took center stage at the 2019 session of the Leadership Institute at the United Methodist Church
A United Methodist layman in Tennessee has devised a plan to extend the discernment process for new denominations in order to foster continued connections among differing Methodist expressions.
A revised Indianapolis Plan, a regional resource from New England, and a new proposal called “Plain Grace” are now in the works.
Media guru Terry Mattingly thinks crucial questions about UMC-related Duke University’s student government rejection of the evangelical organization Young Life deserve deeper probing.
United Methodist program boards and agencies have been working for many years on caring for God’s creation and reducing harmful climate change.
A board member for the Wesley Foundation at the University of Iowa said it would be “naive” to think that the conflict over LGBTQ acceptance wasn’t behind recent higher education funding cutbacks in the Iowa Annual Conference.
The quiet you hear is the sound of many United Methodists pushing to get their petitions to General Conference 2020 by the Sept. 18 deadline.
A new communications program from Reconciling Ministries Network will offer online conferences to inquire about the reconciling process and share stories of LGBTQ inclusion.
A welter of “plans” for somehow dividing The United Methodist Church along lines of LGBTQ+ acceptance now face the denomination.
Labor reformer Frances Perkins, a devout Christ, would object to a proposed Labor Department regulation that would erode workers’ protections under the guise of protecting employers’ faith-based discrimination.