The global body charged with discipleship resourcing in the United Methodist Church recently announced a yearly award for churches that increase their professing membership. Is that what we should be focusing on?
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.
Reflections on the Connectional Table legislation for LGBT inclusion, what it means for the whole church, and how it might pass in 2016.