The bundled nature of traditional Christian beliefs renders them easier to picture than Progressive Christian beliefs which require more reframing. Will the resurgent DIY culture of the Internet change the game?
What the Pope’s encyclical on climate change and the terrorism in Charleston have in common is a revealing of the ways how humanity hasn’t figured out what to do with the waste and the harmful by-products of our systems of life together.
Is the story being told at your church useful? Does it lead to change or does it just seek to entertain?
It’s time to debunk a persistent one-liner that is used to dismiss the work of the highest body in the United Methodist Church as being biased towards one region
Two recent efforts to eliminate the Western part of United Methodism have a common fear that the West has hit on something powerful for discipleship.
Research on fonts yields one font that binds all the others.
The global body charged with discipleship resourcing in the United Methodist Church recently announced a yearly award for churches that increase their professing membership. Is that what we should be focusing on?
As the United States and Europe plan for fewer cars in their cities and increased renewable energy infrastructure, how can the church adapt?
Is a “unity in diversity” an accurate description of United Methodism? Responding to the Connectional Table proposal for such, the following is a guest post written by a senior pastor in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
The proposed “alternative process” for discussing human sexuality legislation at the UMC’s 2016 General Conference sees LGBT persons as a problem for the church to solve, rather than as a part of the church.