The Rev. Matt Miofsky, lead pastor of United Methodism’s third-fastest-growing congregation, says that his church’s “both/and” approach, reflected in the One Church Plan, is the UMC’s best way forward.
The Rev. Darryl W. Stephens responds that the Rev. Tim McClendon’s argument regarding the One Church Plan presents worrisome “tactics and words.”
Backers are fine-tuning the Traditional, Modified Traditional and One Church plans to bring them in line with last year’s constitutional rulings by the Judicial Council.
The Northern Illinois Conference explains the potential impact on clergy pensions of the Traditional Plan of the Way Forward report.
An allocations committee of the Connectional Table – the UMC’s program coordinating council – has proposed severe cutbacks in general church budgets for 2021-24.
Advent prepares us for Christmas through a truly revolutionary message, writes the Rev. F. Richard Garland.
A federal court in Minnesota has ruled that “love gifts” of more than $200,000 to a pastor from his congregation are actually taxable income that wasn’t reported.
An international congregation of sorts has grown up around the wall near Tijuana, Mexico, and San Diego, California, as United Methodists and Mexican Methodists minister to deportees and their families.
Thanks to a couple of technicians working through the new support system offered by the General Council on Finance and Administration, a Florida United Methodist congregation streamed its worship service over the Internet.
United Methodists in the Philippines are bracing for Super Typhoon Mangkhut, a Category 5 storm with sustained winds of 150 miles per hour.