Voting down the Rules altogether leads us to being stuck with the Rules made for a different time, schedule, and place, while also denying the will of General Conference 2012.
The first vote on the Rules, including Rule 44, will indicate whether General Conference will be more of the same, or have the potential for something new.
The accusations of who is “schismatic” versus who is loyal, and the desire to hold the church together at all costs, prioritizes the institution over the people of the church.
What’s been going on the past week.
Review of “How Jesus Saves the World From Us” by Morgan Guyton, from Westminster John Knox.
There’s a vast difference between the “two camps” operating in United Methodism today–but it may not be what you think.
Guest commentary on Rule 44 and the mean-spirited hypocrisy of the online debate.
What will you preach on May 22, the Sunday after General Conference?
Clarity and Commentary on a (willfully) misunderstood process.
Vitality looks different in different contexts, and none is more stark than comparing Mars Hill and First United Methodist Church in Seattle.