Little River UCC Congregation: Islam More Progressive than Christianity

UCC Congregation: Islam More Progressive than Christianity

June 27, 2017

A small, aging audience attended a screening of three films followed by a biased, superficial presentation about Islam at Little River UCC.

Robert Benne: Defending Orthodoxy in a Polarized Society

Robert Benne: Defending Orthodoxy in a Polarized Society

June 27, 2017

Professor Robert Benne’s teachings contextualize the aphorism, “In essentials, unity; in doubtful matters, liberty; in all things, charity.”

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Texas Annual Conference Wrestles With Gender

June 26, 2017

The business session of the Texas Annual Conference of the UMC included discussion of five proposed amendments to the denomination’s constitution.

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UMC Lobby Office Disregards General Conference, Lobbies for Taxpayer Funding for Planned Parenthood

June 23, 2017

Liberal United Methodist leaders Susan Henry-Crowe and Jim Winkler lead GBCS and National Council of Churches to disregard UMC Social teaching on abortion, lobby for taxpayer funding for Planned Parenthood.

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Some Important Facts about Defunding Planned Parenthood

June 23, 2017

Some myths and facts about defunding American abortion giant, Planned Parenthood, which receives massive taxpayer-funded subsidies.

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Former UTS President Discusses Religious Liberty and Wesleyan Theology

June 23, 2017

“Two-thirds of the world does not have this but desperately yearns for it,” begins Dr. Wendy Deichmann of United Theological Seminary in her first of three recently published videos on religious liberty. The former…

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Welcoming Persecution?

June 23, 2017

Recently a staffer with an advocacy group for persecuted overseas Christians suggested American Christians should step back from defending religious liberty in this country. “When we busy ourselves with fighting legal battles to maintain…

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Indiana United Methodists Expand Concern from LGBTQ Youth to ALL Vulnerable Youth

June 22, 2017

Youth members of the UMC’s Indiana Annual Conference broaden resolution on “LGBTQ youth” to express concern for ALL youth.

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Why Are Some U.S. Bishops Being So Heavy-Handed on UMC Constitutional Amendments?

June 21, 2017

Why have a geographically and theologically wide range of American United Methodist bishops been using rather heavy-handed tactics to effectively influence the results of voting on amendments to the denomination’s constitution?

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Sudden Financial Crisis Hits Yellowstone Methodists

June 21, 2017

Election of a partnered lesbian as a bishop has compounded problems facing the tiny and financially strapped Yellowstone Annual Conference, with an “unprecedented level of deficit that could end normal operations of the conference.”

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Miroslav Volf Embraces “Contending Particular Universalisms”

June 20, 2017

Miroslav Volf explained how Christians should live in society with Contending Particular Universalisms (CPUs) during a recent speech at St. Olaf College.

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Liberal Activist: Christian Right “Hijacked” American Politics

June 20, 2017

The Reverend Jennifer Butler says the Christian Right was created by political and corporate special interests to “usher Ronald Reagan into power.”