A Unified #UMC in 150 words


For the “State of the Church” Report in the January/February 2015 issue of The Interpreter magazine for the United Methodist Church, I was asked to contribute 150 words responding to the question “How would you describe a unified United Methodist Church?”

The Spong book that was axed by the #UMC


Bishop Spong recently shared how one of his best-seller books was almost a United Methodist book, unveiling a pivotal moment in the UMC when honest conversations about human sexuality began to be systematically ground into dust.

Stopping the #UMC Roller-Coaster


A brief look at the history of trials and judicial changes shows that they have not succeeded in dissuading full inclusion advocates in the UMC…why should judicial reform save us now?