United Methodist Men Asks Boy Scouts Not to Shift Policy on Homosexuality

by (@markdtooley) February 21, 2013

The Executive Committee of the board of directors of the General Commission on United Methodist Men (GCUMM) has written the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) asking BSA not to proceed with setting aside its current longtime prohibition on open homosexuality.   The February 19 letter, addressed to BSA chief executive officer Wayne Brock, is signed by […]

Just Three Questions: Bishop James Swanson of Mississippi

by (@JohnLomperis) February 11, 2013

At the January meeting of the Connectional Table of the United Methodist Church, Bishop James Swanson sat down with me to answer some questions.  Bishop Swanson was elected to the United Methodist episcopacy by the Southeastern Jurisdiction in 2004 and became the leader of Mississippi United Methodists last fall.  He currently serves as the president […]