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May 21, 2015
“All I can do is tell you our statistics in the USA,” says Wood.
May 18, 2015
Pastor Talbot Davis of Good Shepherd UMC shares why his United Methodist congregation is so fast-growing.
May 12, 2015
In a recent conversation with a friend, we discussed a First Things piece by the Editor, Mr. Reno. He was not opposed to homosexual activity, marriage, or adoption and argued that the position espoused by…
May 2, 2015
An official United Methodist seminary devotes an entire conference to spiritual warfare
May 1, 2015
The following letter originally appeared on the website of the Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation, the world’s leading evangelical voice on environmental stewardship and development. A full list of signatories, which includes Institute…
April 28, 2015
A 21st century case for Christian Zionism
April 1, 2015
This article may be a bit on the lengthy side, but you will want to read to the end of this report on an interesting new development. Rev. Dr. John Wesley Jones of First…
March 30, 2015
The fastest-growing large United Methodist congregations are overwhelmingly led by theologically orthodox senior pastors.
March 23, 2015
The divergent responses of liberal United Methodists to controversies in Virginia demonstrates a zeal for harshly punishing evangelical clergy while protecting only clergy within their own narrow faction.
March 19, 2015
For any church to function, it needs to have a certain level of basic doctrinal and moral standards (especially for ordained clergy and others in leadership), some clear policies followed with some degree of…