Dr. David W. Scott wraps up his series on dividing UMC assets with some overall observations.
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Choosing precise words to describe discrimination against LGBTQ+ persons aids communication and accurately represents their experience, writes the Rev. Gilbert Vieira.
The potential for lawsuits for breaking the UMC’s trust clause would be high if an annual conference or jurisdiction opts to leave the denomination, writes Dr. David W. Scott.
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.