The Rev. Morgan Guyton’s mystical encounter led him to a discovery: the more brutal a cross that a follower of Christ must carry, the deeper he or she descends into the baptism of discipleship.
The Rev. Jeremy Smith surveys the hows, whys and wherefores of the proposed “Protocol” for dividing The United Methodist Church.
With the Judicial Council dragging its feet on deciding the legal validity of exit provisions adopted by the 2019 General Conference, annual conferences are deferring work on “disaffiliation” procedures.
The couple and their companions were headed to this year’s session of the Eastern Zimbabwe Annual Conference.
What we’ve learned and experienced over two millennia calls us to question and set some aside when it’s clear they’re culture-bound not God-bound, writes the Rev. Greg Weeks.
Advent would have us learn something new regarding time, writes the Rev. Bill Cotton. Instead of “chronos” or linear time, Advent offers us “kairos” or a time of learning.
Childhood Thanksgiving memories and a classic Woody Guthrie song make the Rev. Bill Cotton wonder if today’s church is truly for everyone.
Bishops serve as presiders at general boards and agencies as well as members of their governing leadership.
Amid various proposals to split the denomination, a group of Filipino United Methodists has submitted legislation to the 2020 General Conference that aims to preserve church unity.
Even as new research announces increased warming around the world, United Methodists are already engaged in efforts to care for God’s creation and reduce human impacts on the environment.