Among indigenous peoples, winter is a time to make new things with resources, and the Rev. Jeremy Smith thinks The United Methodist Church can use its winter to come up with innovative ways to be Christ’s body.
Despite many Americans’ fears, refugees are the walking embodiment of human courage and resistance to terror, so why would nations turn away this great resource of people, even in the face of potential dispersed attacks, writes the Rev. Jeremy Smith.
The Rev. Jeremy Smith unpacks the ideas behind a phrase that has come to mean a lot more than mere history.
The Rev. Jeremy Smith, a critic of Plan UMC, reflects on what the Judicial Council’s deferral of a ruling on the proposal’s constitutionality may mean for The United Methodist Church.
The Rev. Jeremy Smith encourages United Methodists to take part in a coming webinar on a proposal from the Northeastern Jurisdiction for a global restructure of the UMC.
The Rev. Jeremy Smith lays out the problems with the forthcoming hearing on the constitutionality of a revamped Plan UMC to restructure the global church that all United Methodists fund through their offerings.
Inspired by a male engineer’s viral letter to his female colleagues, the Rev. Jeremy Smith examines the ways that clergywomen are not equal to clergymen.
The Rev. Jeremy Smith analyzes the Covenantal Unity Plan unveiled this week by the unofficial evangelical Good News caucus in preparation for the 2016 General Conference.
Inspired by a Presbyterian idea, the Rev. Jeremy Smith proposes that a crowd-sourcing process known as a “hackathon” could provide a new, more faith-filled way to address issues in The United Methodist Church.
The “clobber” passage from Romans 1 used to reject homosexuality as a valid sexual expression doesn’t really say what the common interpretation says, asserts the Rev. Jeremy Smith.