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December 19, 2014
A breakdown of where recently ordained United Methodist ministers went to seminary
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…
December 4, 2014
The apportionments the UMC taxes on its local congregations are already relatively high. But some are trying to make them higher.
December 3, 2014
A recent pro-Palestinian rally supported by several United Methodist agencies promoted an agenda of divestment and “boycotting all things Israeli.”
November 19, 2014
For all of its bluster and noise, the “biblical disobedience” movement only represents an unimpressively tiny number of all United Methodist clergy.
November 7, 2014
The UMC Council of Bishops releases a brief statement asking for prayer, re-affirming commitment to guarding the doctrine, unity, and governing Discipline of the denomination.
November 5, 2014
The Mississippi Annual Conference urges the UMC Connectional Table to focus on positive reforms, like proportional representation, rather than its current liberalizing agendas.
November 3, 2014
The global United Methodist Council of Bishops convenes as Mel Talbert’s defiance continues.
November 3, 2014
A prominent United Methodist scholar urges UMC bishops and the denomination to reclaim the classes and bands of early Methodism.
October 31, 2014
An explanation of what exactly happened with the recent re-instatement of renegade United Methodist pastor Frank Schaefer.