Memphis Conference GC2020 delegate Frank Holbrook comes up with a system to help him wade through the plethora of news and views on various separation plans.
Memphis Conference delegate Frank Holbrook thinks the 100-churches requirement for creating a new Methodist denomination from the UMC poses a hurdle too high for many to scale.
Following the Pre-General Conference Briefing, GC2020 delegate Frank Holbrook ponders who really should be considered leaders in the church, and why.
Memphis Conference GC2020 delegate Frank Holbrook takes his first look at legislation to implement the “Protocol of Reconciliation & Grace Through Separation.”
First-time Memphis Conference delegate Frank Holbrook, author of the “Plain Grace” plan for the UMC’s future, offers his initial impressions of the Pre-General Conference 2020 briefing.
In Frank Holbrook’s view, both so-called Traditionalists and Centrists have won Pyrrhic victories in the human sexuality war of the past 50 years. Now the focus has shifted to managing the membership decline and maintaining church assets.
United Methodist layman Frank Holbrook thinks some good can come from the 2020 General Conference if delegates take the opportunity to ponder questions about the nature of the UMC’s life together.
United Methodist layman Frank Holbrook offers his vision for what will happen if the United Methodist Church splits, or worse, splinters.
Retired attorney Frank Holbrook takes a close look at the “fine print” in the Wesleyan Covenant Association’s endorsement of the Indianapolis Plan for “amicable separation” of The United Methodist Church.
In this excerpt from a longer post, GC2020 delegate Frank Holbrook analyzes why the practices such as linkage and leverage could spell doom for all the future plans coming before General Conference.