In the past 500 years, the dance of technological advancement and church music has moved worship from a spectacle to participatory to a spectacle again. What will be the technology that brings it back?
As white culture becomes less of a majority culture, what changes to theology will take place, and how reasonable will people’s acceptance of those changes be? And how will we get to the other side in one piece?
Current calls to “close” the highest doctrine-making body of the United Methodist Church are being made by persons of privilege who are ignoring what it means to put the abused in the same room with the abuser…alone.
Both Apple and Microsoft have huge cash reserves that could be leveraged for social good. But is it their means or ends that we are concerned with, and how can we strike that balance in our own organizations?
As the UMC tries to figure out how to be a uniquely global democratic church, one of the ways to give feedback into changes to the Worldwide Nature of the Church is to fill out this survey by August 31st, 2014.