Beyond the finances of the deal, the forsaking of the UMC by a former UM Church in Pennsylvania betrays a more insidious form of connection-breaking than any LGBT-inclusive action could do.
Archives for July 2015
The decision by the Boy Scouts of America to cease across-the-board exclusion of gay scoutmasters yields a fascinating parallel for the United Methodist Church regarding LGBT inclusion.
Lessons on outrunning dinosaurs are not applicable to the church, but our glimpse into the operations of Jurassic Park leads to some important leadership lessons for the church–dinosaurs or not.
A guest post by a progressive Christian pastor who draws on biblical tradition to show how abortion policies disproportionately affect women already in critical situations.
The past week has been agonizing for Christians who have been unsure of what to do with the hit piece on Planned Parenthood. To help navigate it, here’s a quick infographic outlining the differences between personal philosophy and public policy.
Ever wanted to submit a guest post to Hacking Christianity? Here’s how and the process.
Are we at a critical moment in the United Methodist Church whereby we can overcome the errors of the past and embrace our Unity in Christ in a way perhaps unseen before?
A guest blog by a pastor in Kansas regarding how Christians can celebrate marriage equality drawing on Scripture and Tradition, not in spite of them.
How can I better manage friend requests from church members at the church I am moving to? For Pastors active on Facebook who are going into new ministry contexts, this two-part seeks to provide resources for this question.
Should I unfriend the church members from my old church I am moving from? For Pastors active on Facebook who are going into new ministry contexts, this two-part series seeks to provide resources for the question.