Amid growing jubilation over annual conference elections of centrist and progressive delegates to General Conference 2020, the Rev. Eric Folkerth points out the political realities still to come.
The example of demonstrators at the Dallas-Fort Worth Airport, who stood up for people detained because of President Trump’s travel ban, should inspire us all to defend Muslims, writes the Rev. Eric Folkerth.
As Dallas moves through its shock and grief at the ambush of a dozen police officers, five of whom died, the Rev. Eric Folkerth encourages support for law enforcement as well as ongoing efforts to halt police-involved shootings of black men.
In a video showing Northaven UMC’s “It’s Time” supporters, the Rev. Eric Folkerth urges delegates to the 2016 General Conference to choose the simplest method to fully include LGBTQ people in The United Methodist Church.
Ginny Mikita’s removal from UMC membership for obtaining an online ordination to preside at a same-gender wedding prompts the Rev. Eric Folkerth to observe that all parties believe they’re doing the right thing.