Discussion of the departure of two churches from the Mississippi Annual Conference leads the Rev. Jeremy Smith to new conclusions about the nature and practice of United Methodism’s “clergy covenant.”
Playgrounds and Country Clubs offer insights into the centered and bounded sets of Christianity, writes the Rev. Jeremy Smith.
How did a $7 million dollar congregation leave The United Methodist Church by only paying $69,000? The deal is just absurd, contends the Rev. Jeremy Smith.
While deploring cultural accommodation, the Wesleyan Covenant Association has embraced some of the worst aspects of American culture, contends the Rev. Jeremy Smith. This week: hypocrisy.
The Rev. Jeremy Smith analyzes the long-term impact of the Judicial Council ruling on the Western Jurisdiction’s election of Rev. Karen Oliveto as bishop.
The denomination’s Supreme Court could violate one of Methodism’s core principles in order to throw out a gay bishop, writes the Rev. Jeremy Smith.
The Empire is obsessed with names and uses them to legitimize all forms of brutality, writes the Rev. Jeremy Smith in a Christian critique of recent U.S. foreign policy actions.
A recent hit piece Good News had on racial analysis reveals a lot about how data is twisted to promote self-serving narratives.
Wesleyanism is two things, not one, writes the Rev. Jeremy Smith, and those two characteristics are often at odds with one another.
Are we playing dirty or abiding in prayer in this interim time, while we await the results of the Commission on a Way Forward? asks the Rev. Jeremy Smith.