What’s the most important command in the Old Testament? Nope, not that one. Or that one either.
Last month it was all the rage to talk about online communion (#onlinecommunion) in the United Methodist Church. Papers were written, a summit was called, twitter tweeted, and some outsiders looked on with either wonder or disgust. The end result: there were too many issues that made online communion problematic for the moment. A moratorium was […]
The wonder of Twitter is that a seemingly innocuous tweet can turn into a riot because of the lenses that folks use to twist tweets into predetermined categories. I just got back from Exploration 2013, a discernment event for young adults considering ordained ministry in the United Methodist Church. It was a terrific weekend full […]
At the morning worship on Saturday at Exploration 2013, a discernment event for young adults considering ordained ministry, we heard from Rev. Dr. Beth La Rocca-Pitts. She spoke about how her journey from Catholicism to Methodism was heavy impacted by how the church gave theological meaning to her developmentally-disabled sibling, many gay friends, and ultimately her sense […]