The bigggest posts of 2016–including a few surprises!
Archives for 2016
Can the Wesleyan Covenant Prayer be tweaked to fit today’s context and theological sensibilities?
[SPOILERS] You’ve been warned.
Faithless Electors are a good argument, but a poor parallel to what is going on in The United Methodist Church.
Montana Methodists who withhold their tithes in protest do more damage than they think
Several years ago, I attended a training that was invaluable for my work with LGBTQ people. It helped clarify for my straight white man brain what some aspects of gender, orientation, and identity were…and I thought I would pass on. There are four terms that we tend to use interchangeably and it is helpful to show […]
A revision of Hamilton’s “Dear Theodosia” into a lament and charge for The United Methodist Church
The problematic lyrics in the popular Christmas song should lead to reflection on church and culture’s gendered language.
Trump’s election helps The UMC understand the Wesleyan Covenant Association’s base of support and potential for disruption of the institution.
Slacktivism is annoying and short-sighted and doesn’t actually cause change–but there might still be redeeming value to it.