A guest essay explores the root of anti-LGBTQ sentiment and applies a feminist critique to The United Methodist Church.
Three legislative items passed the Oregon-Idaho Conference of The United Methodist Church at their annual meeting in mid-June 2016 that together cast a vision for the future of United Methodism.
A call for a moratorium on LGBTQ-related offenses in The UMC will lead to healing and hope for our divided Church.
The Church is complicit in how its policies and practices affect the culture around people outside of the Church.
One pundit’s take on how Hillary Clinton won the Democratic primary yields a fascinating parallel to the Church.
The Church often goes backwards or to the side, which doesn’t do female voices any good.
GC2016 was not a “takeover” but rather exposed the continued governing disfunction of decades of conservative control.
In the None Zone, investing in people instead of programs may unlock answers to the vexing questions about Christianity.
while we are the largest denomination in the world that ordains women, we are not doing as well as we could be in caring for lay and clergy women alike.
Life continues in a patchwork fashion across United Methodism…we have a lot of work to do.