UM Bishop for Same-Sex Ceremonies

by (@TheIRD) December 3, 2012

By Bart Gingerich At a recent conference, retired United Methodist Bishop Melvin Talbert expressed his willingness to participate in same-sex weddings. The event was the Lake Junaluska Multicultural Conference 2012: Creating a Church for All People. Directed by the Kaleidoscope Institute, the meeting was November 29 – December 1 at the retreat center of United […]

UM Bishop Willing to Participate in Same-Sex Marriage Ceremonies

by (@bjgingerich) December 3, 2012

At a recent conference, retired United Methodist Bishop Melvin Talbert expressed his willingness to participate in same-sex weddings. The event was the Lake Junaluska Multicultural Conference 2012: Creating a Church for All People. Directed by the Kaleidoscope Institute, the meeting was November 29 – December 1 at the retreat center of United Methodism’s Southeast Jurisdiction, […]

Lake Junaluska: Where Pacifism Meets Anti-Israel and Anti-American Bias

by (@bjgingerich) November 13, 2012

  On November 8-11, liberals from across the southeast retreated to United Methodism’s Lake Junaluska Center for the 2012 Peace Conference. Though United Methodists comprised the majority of attendants, spokespeople from a wide array of faith traditions provided the coveted interfaith flavor.  A civil rights legend and a Nobel Peace prize winner added a historic […]

Ed Robb Preaches at Lake Junaluska

by (@bjgingerich) September 25, 2012

There is a distinct pleasure in watching a companion persevere in the faith. It is particularly pleasant to see one of IRD’s dear friends continues to preach the Gospel to this day. The Rev. Ed Robb, III, addressed an audience at Lake Junaluska’s Summer Worship series last month. Robb is the founding pastor of The […]