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January 26, 2015
United Methodist renewal leaders stand united in decrying Talbert resolution, calling for corrective action by bishops, annual conferences, and General Conference.
January 24, 2015
Looking at the challenges facing the United Methodist Council of Bishops through the lens of the biblical metaphor of adultery.
January 22, 2015
The recently announced joke of a “just resolution” for Mel Talbert highlights some glaring hypocrisies of the retired United Methodist bishop.
January 20, 2015
A wonderful pro-life march in Chicago points to the social irrelevancy of liberal United Methodism.
January 19, 2015
Rev. Keith McIlwain raises a more fundamental question in the United Methodist Church’s sexuality debates, in light of how other groups like Mormons, Unitarian Universalists and Jehovah’s Witnesses have left historic Christianity entirely to form “new Christianity-like religions.”
January 13, 2015
Rev. Dr. Diana DeWitt reflects on the spiritual legacy of the recently departed Bishop Rueben Job, as well as of the Evangelical United Brethren (EUB) denomination.
December 23, 2014
The message of Christmas is actually very burdensome for those who would be Christ’s true followers. And this is wonderful.
December 19, 2014
A breakdown of where recently ordained United Methodist ministers went to seminary
December 12, 2014
An evangelical United Methodist pastor in North Carolina looks back on his large congregation’s establishing a growing Latino worship community two years ago.
December 11, 2014
Dr. Tom Tumblin is an elder in the West Ohio Conference and is appointed to serve Asbury Seminary as dean of the Beeson International Center for Biblical Preaching and Church Leadership and professor of…
December 8, 2014
Much more than a single article could be written detailing all the ways in which American evangelical Protestantism looks very different from the early church. Certainly not all of the developments in our external circumstances…