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May 21, 2016
Knowing how eager many of you readers are for news, here is a non-comprehensive summary of key highlights from the 2016 General Conference of the United Methodist Church.
April 26, 2016
It’s tiring (not to mention saddening) to watch Christian leaders tell individuals that you’re born who you are, how you are, and that’s okay. Nothing is wrong with you. What about sin?
April 18, 2016
A guide to some of the major caucuses seeking to influence the United Methodist General Conference.
March 28, 2016
We support the Covenantal Unity Plan to restore Christian discipline, accountability, and covenantal unity to the troubled United Methodist Church.
February 19, 2016
Here are five important facts delegates to the 2016 General Conference should know as they consider the proposals from the UMC Connectional Table.
January 28, 2016
UM Action unveils a bold new plan for permanently moving the United Methodist Church past its sexuality controversies.
January 23, 2016
The oddly named liberal “reconciling” movement in the United Methodist Church does a lot to hurt other people, all for the supposed sake of opposing harm.
January 22, 2016
A recent liberal United Methodist caucus events promoted transgenderist ideology and using Sunday school and vacation Bible schools to indoctrinate young children into LGBTQ+ liberationism.
December 23, 2015
Remarks made by UM Action Director John Lomperis at the baptism of his newborn son.
November 25, 2015
Our human nature grants us a choice between appreciation and underestimation of God’s goodness. We choose gratitude.
November 13, 2015
With this recent testimony, UM Action Director John Lomperis delivered an extensive case against the push for United Methodist targeted divestment against Israel.
November 12, 2015
UMC leaders in the USA try every type of dialogue on sexual morality but one.