Whether we go to war thinking we’re sent by God or we want revenge for the death of innocents, the Rev. John Partridge reminds us that God weeps at the horror.
With allusions to The Lord of the Rings, the Rev. Chris Ritter proposes that even though UMC regions globally can set up their own Books of Discipline, the denomination should still be under the authority of “the one.”
The Rev. Steve Harper lays out why he thinks “amicable separation” is not a direction that The United Methodist Church should take.
As a new year moves on, the Rev. Billy Cox reminds us that power settles on those who seek new frontiers, and that terrorism comes in many forms right where we are, not just “over there.”
Human beings are prone to being ugly in any conflict, as the latest events in the Middle East have shown, writes the Rev. Billy J. Cox.
The Rev. Drew B. McIntyre takes strong objection to recent administrative decisions regarding clergy who have performed same-sex marriages
A supportive welcome and the Wesleyan Quadrilateral prompted Canadian Sarah Heath to join the United Methodist Church and become a pastor.
Despite all its foibles and faults, the United Methodist Church holds many worthy virtues that keep him in its community, writes the Rev. Richard Bryant.
Attending one of several churchwide consultations on the Social Principles, the Rev. Becca Girrell urges a new version be shorter, more positive and globally useful.
In an ongoing series from UMC LEAD, the Rev. Ben Gosden describes how the love of a United Methodist congregation for his family led to his becoming a pastor.