Is a “unity in diversity” an accurate description of United Methodism? Responding to the Connectional Table proposal for such, the following is a guest post written by a senior pastor in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
The proposed “alternative process” for discussing human sexuality legislation at the UMC’s 2016 General Conference sees LGBT persons as a problem for the church to solve, rather than as a part of the church.
We begin again. For two years, this blog was a leading voice against a drastic consolidation of power in the United Methodist Church. Now that same consolidation has come forward again and it’s important for us to keep watch on it until General Conference decides what to do with it.
A reflection on a haunting phrase from the marriage equality arguments at the Supreme Court and a call for the church to do what it does best: restore dignity to those experiencing unworthiness, through the love of Jesus Christ