As the UMC tries to figure out how to be a uniquely global democratic church, one of the ways to give feedback into changes to the Worldwide Nature of the Church is to fill out this survey by August 31st, 2014.
There’s several official resources out that offer some content and starters for clergy and congregations who are choosing to preach or teach or organize on an upcoming Sunday on the topic of Ferguson and the killing of Mike Brown. First, the General Board of Discipleship has released a document “Preaching about the Shooting of Michael Brown” that offersRead More
A behind-closed-doors discussion of Hamilton/Slaughter’s “A Way Forward” offers some perspective that progressives and extreme center folks should pay attention to.
In the United Methodist Church, there’s always been some power struggles between Bishops and large churches in their area. What is different today is that these large churches are organizing, targeting, and pressuring Bishops who are not even in their regions.