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October 30, 2014
The UMAction Steering Committee recently met in Washington, D.C. to discuss current developments, challenges, and opportunities within our United Methodist Church. These faithful United Methodist lay and clergy men and women from across our…
October 29, 2014
Those who made the church’s case against renegade UMC pastor Frank Schaefer’s rebellion respond to his being reinstated based on alleged technicalities.
October 27, 2014
Defrocked United Methodist minister Frank Schaefer, who defied church law against same sex rites, has been reinstated by a church court on a technicality.
October 27, 2014
The United Methodist Church’s “supreme court” has affirmed the reinstatement of a Pennsylvania pastor who was defrocked last year for performing a same-sex union service.
October 13, 2014
A prominent leader of the main United Methodist LGBTQ caucus has expressed support for a call to burn down the denomination for its biblical standards for sexual-self control. This is but a recent example of a disturbing pattern of extreme vitriol on the part of liberal United Methodist leaders.
October 12, 2014
Will United Methodists ever get serious about reaching America’s cities with the Gospel? This question again struck me over the last two weekends when travels placed me in historic downtowns. When traveling on Sundays…
October 6, 2014
Johnson pledged that from now on, any United Methodist minister in her jurisdiction who “officiate[s] or host[s] a same-gender ceremony” will have complaints against them “handled swiftly”.
October 5, 2014
Recently Harvard Divinity School posted signage outside one of its bathrooms advertising it as transgender/omnigender friendly. The sign inclusively included icons for male, female, and a combo of the two, plus handicapped. Harvard Divinity…
October 3, 2014
United Methodist Bishop Peggy Johnson of Philadelphia, who supervises nearly 1,000 United Methodist congregations in Eastern Pennsylvania, Delaware, and eastern Maryland, has just declared that despite her personal liberal sympathies, “it is unacceptable to…
September 26, 2014
At their fall 2014 board meeting, held last week, the board of directors of the United Methodist Church’s D.C. lobby office, the General Board of Church and Society (GBCS) directors decided to petition the…