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Stephen Rankin: Learning from, Not Gloating Over Mark Driscoll’s Fall
Matt Lipan: Anything Goes in the UMC?
Sexuality / LGBT
William Payne: Culture Clashes, Secularism, and the LGBT Debate in the Global UMC
Don Hand: Homosexuality and the 1972 Social Principles – Did the Conflict Begin with “the language”?
Beth Ann Cook: An Open Letter To the Methodist Middle
Maxie Dunnam: Bishop Gene Robinson, Gywneth Paltrow and Jesus on Marriage
Bill Bouknight: Connectional Table Discusses Human Sexuality
Bishop Timothy Whitaker: The Gospels and Eyewitness Testimony
David Watson: The Social Justice Issue the UMC Doesn’t Want to Deal With
Bishop Mike Lowry: Heading Towards the Cross – The Offense of Substitutionary Atonement
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