An always-updated list of unity/schism plans, along with encouragement for better plans that build up justice rather than compartmentalizing it.
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.
Amanda Mountain of the General Commission on the Status and Role of Women contrasts the new Illinois governor’s diversity initiative with gender equality in The United Methodist Church.
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.”
In the United Methodist Church, we have a bullshit problem. It’s been piling up of late. Observe this trend: In March of 2014, Bishop Martin McLee (RIP) of the New York Annual Conference set a precedent in announcing a Just Resolution of the complaint against UM Elder and former seminary dean, Thomas Ogletree. This Just Resolution … Continue reading “Just Resolution,” Or Just Bullshit? →
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.
After leading a campaign against Ebola, United Methodist missionary Victor Doolakeh Taryor steps down after eight years as administrator of church-related Ganta Hospital.
The Rev. Drew B. McIntyre takes strong objection to recent administrative decisions regarding clergy who have performed same-sex marriages