The Greek word for “Symposium” originally meant to gather and drink together. Unfortunately, that is not what we have been doing the past two weeks here at the IRD. We have, however, managed to bring together some of the best and brightest millennial Christians to talk about what the Church and her teachings on sex […]
Recently, some have prominently called for American churches to better attract young adults by pandering to secular liberal values, particularly on sex outside of man-woman marriage. But how well do such efforts actually work, either in achieving their goal of attracting young adults or in maintaining basic Christian faithfulness?
Liberal United Methodists are once again rallying around Global Segregation in hopes of drastically curtailing African influence in denominational affairs and theologically liberalizing the church.
Formal complaints have finally been filed against retired United Methodist Bishop Melvin Talbert of San Francisco. But much of the process remains intentionally hidden from public view.
How cultural captivity and intimidation of churches leads to withholding Christian compassion from the victims of violence all around us.
Faithful United Methodists have formed a new covenant network to support each other through relationship-building, accountability, mentoring the next generation of leaders, growing and planting vital congregations, and sharing resources and best practices for effective ministry.
United Methodist Bishop Martin McLee announced today that he would cease all trials for New York-area United Methodist clergy who perform same-sex rites
Just the facts about the geographically imbalanced distribution of bishops, and consequent denominational influence, within the United Methodist Church.