I received a copy of Jake Owensby’s new book A Resurrection Shaped Life: Dying and Rising on Planet Earth to read and review. Owensby is the fourth Bishop of the Episcopal Church in Western Louisiana, author of several books, and regular blogger. …
WORD 35Then Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, and proclaiming the good news of the kingdom, and curing every disease and every sickness. 36When he saw the crowds, he had compassion for them, because they were …
Supporters of the Simple Plan acknowledge the legislation faces long odds at the special General Conference next month. Nonetheless, they hope the proposal will help shape the UMC’s way forward.
Observing the Baptism of the Lord, the Rev. Richard Lowell Bryant ponders the frequency of water and rivers, not walls, in Christian hymns and theology.
Traditionalists raiding the Pension Fund will lead to a scorched earth future for United Methodism.
“We are all infected and impure with sin. When we display our righteous deeds, they are nothing but filthy rags. Like autumn leaves, we wither and fall, and our sins sweep us away like the wind.” (Isaiah 64:6 NLT)If… you are ever tempted to thi…
What is the true authority of scripture, its lists of rules or its witness to God’s heart for reconciliation? asks Cynthia B. Astle.
The death of Bernice Sandler, “the godmother of Title XI,” prompts the Rev. Dr. Steve Harper to ponder why so many Christian schools and colleges seek exemption from the law’s non-discrimination provisions.
New findings from Wespath, the pension and benefits agency of The United Methodist Church, show that adopting the “Modified Traditional” Plan will deprive clergy of significant retirement benefits, writes the Rev. Jeremy Smith.
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