Practical, systematic strategies for how United Methodist congregations can combat the famine of biblical illiteracy plaguing the United Methodist Church. Part 2 of 9 from UM Action Director John Lomperis’s recent “Rebuilding and Defending United Methodism Today” speech.
Excerpt from the text of UM Action Director John Lomperis’s recent “Rebuilding and Defending United Methodism Today” speech. In this section, part 1 of 9, John talks about the need to rebuild our church cultures.
In bringing ecumenical greetings to the United Methodist Council of Bishops meeting last week, a bishop of the Episcopal Church bizarrely defended the alleged theological orthodoxy of his denomination.
A renegade United Methodist pastor is held accountable for his covenant-breaking defiance of the United Methodist Church’s biblical policies on sexual morality.
Washington, DC- Today, bishops of the United Methodist Church (UMC) publicly rebuked a retired colleague who recently conducted a same-sex marriage celebration in Alabama.
The United Methodist Council of Bishops has formally rebuked and called for formal charges against radical retired Bishop Mel Talbert for his flaunting the denomination’s connectional covenant by invading a younger, faithful, active bishop’s territory to perform a same-sex union service.
The global United Methodist Council is now meeting, in the face of rapidly deepening fractures in the denomination caused by a retired bishop and a few other radical clergy refusing to submit to biblical, United Methodist teaching or even keep their own word.
An official agency for the United Methodist Church has some good online resources for observing the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church this month.