Schism is a persistent topic in the United Methodist Church and this blog stands strongly opposed to institutional-level schism over LGBT inclusion. Here's our myriad of writings on the subject.

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Sleight-of-Hand in a #UMC Unity Plan

An offered hand of an easy-to-achieve plan for unity catches the UMC’s attention, but the other hand has the potential to exit incredible amounts of money and churches from the UMC.


The UMC is at its best when Brady and Ashland fight

In The West Wing, a team of rivals takes over the Supreme Court. As our church and society becomes more polarized, what value is there in keeping different voices together? Is the best church still found in contention?

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10 Minutes After the #UMC Splits…

If Traditionalists think they are going to solve the problem by splitting in this way, they’re not. They will bring the “problem” with them wherever they go.