The Rev. Jerry Eckert wants posterity to know that in the midst of the UMC’s current turmoil, some traditionalists don’t agree with the version of “tradition” that’s most often being promoted.
The insights of a longtime friend’s faith journey prompt the Rev. Jerry Eckert to revisit the Lord’s Prayer for new meaning.
Veteran advocate the Rev. Jerry Eckert says that zero tolerance for sexual misconduct shouldn’t preclude a fair investigation that could root out potential false allegations.
After their experience with Hurricane Charlie, the Rev. Jerry Eckert and his wife Ann weren’t going to wait around to see if Hurricane Irma battered their home in Port Charlotte, Fla.
If the U.S. government endorses one version of Christianity as the national religion, what about the rest of us? asks the Rev. Jerry Eckert.
All human institutions, including The United Methodist Church, are dysfunctional in some ways, but the Rev. Jerry Eckert thinks the UMC’s assets still outweigh its defects.
The fall Judicial Council rulings show some concerns for United Methodist governance, especially in terms of bishops’ accountability and the vulnerability of local pastors, writes the Rev. Jerry Eckert of Associates in Advocacy.
What must we do to regain our integrity in The United Methodist Church? asks the Rev. Jerry Eckert.