Postponing General Conference is a good decision, but there are still matters that must be dealt with this year, writes Rev. William B. Lawrence.
The Rev. Dr. William B. Lawrence, past president of the UMC’s Judicial Council, weighs in on the political and technical aspects of the “Protocol of Reconciliation & Grace Through Separation.”
United Methodists ought to be meeting in the open, with very few exceptions, writes the Rev. William B. Lawrence.
The Rev. William B. Lawrence, past president of the Judicial Council, shows how actions of the 2019 General Conference violated not only United Methodism’s highest laws, but also its greatest theology of God’s grace.
The Rev. William B. Lawrence, past president of the Judicial Council, contends that the Commission on General Conference shouldn’t have considered allegations of GC2019 voter fraud behind closed doors.
The Judicial Council’s most recent decision poses a greater threat to the future of United Methodism that may appear at first, writes the Rev. William B. Lawrence, former president of the UMC’s “high court.”