A battle of competing agendas for the 2019 Special General Conference is coming before the United Methodist Judicial Council, writes the Rev. Jeremy Smith.
The Rev. Jeremy Smith attributes the downfall of two United Methodist constitutional amendments on women’s equality to “gay panic.”
The Rev. Jeremy Smith takes issue with the Rev. Chris Ritter’s proposal on “A Way Forward,” saying it turns progressive United Methodists into second-class citizens.
Drawing on United Methodism’s history, the Rev. Jeremy Smith predicts the Council of Bishops will come up with a “way forward” that will be evolutionary, not revolutionary.
The Rev. Jeremy Smith unpacks the real details of the most recent announcement regarding a court case on a breakaway United Methodist congregation in the Pacific Northwest Annual Conference.
Those who claim they are the only ones to solve United Methodism’s crisis over sexuality are in reality the same actors who caused the crisis, writes the Rev. Jeremy Smith.
Three statements in the past week have disclosed the schismatic intentions of so-called “reform and renewal” groups in The United Methodist Church, writes the Rev. Jeremy Smith.
God’s YES is uncomfortable because it reminds each of us that the people who are outside our social circle or preferred circle are nonetheless welcomed by God in equal portion to ourselves, writes the Rev. Jeremy Smith.
The latest list of “top 25” United Methodist congregations lacks vital details that would make it valuable to all churches, not just those with large memberships, writes the Rev. Jeremy Smith.
United Methodist bishops can save the denomination from schism if they come up with a truly creative alternative, writes the Rev. Jeremy Smith.