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Bishop John Yambasu of Sierra Leone preaches May 19 (Photo: Mike DuBose / UMNS)

GC2016 Recap: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

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.

Jen Hatmaker

Jen Hatmaker, Blurry Lines, and Transformative Truth

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?

United Methodist General Conference Media

Who Are these People? Who’s Who Among Some of the Major Caucuses Seeking to Influence the General Conference

April 18, 2016

A guide to some of the major caucuses seeking to influence the United Methodist General Conference.


UM Action Supports Covenantal Unity Plan

March 28, 2016

We support the Covenantal Unity Plan to restore Christian discipline, accountability, and covenantal unity to the troubled United Methodist Church.

Connectional Table (CT)

Some Facts General Conference Delegates Should Know about the Connectional Table (CT)

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.

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A Simple Proposal: Automatic Penalties for Disobedience Movement Clergy

January 28, 2016

UM Action unveils a bold new plan for permanently moving the United Methodist Church past its sexuality controversies.

Bishop Dyck introduces Bishop Carcaño, who looks on with Rev. Tracy Smith-Malone

Harming Others in the Name of Opposing Harm

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.

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Are Methodist Sunday Schools, VBS for LGBTQ Indoctrination?

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.

Why United Methodists Baptize Babies

Why United Methodists Baptize Babies

December 23, 2015

Remarks made by UM Action Director John Lomperis at the baptism of his newborn son.


10 Things Evangelicals can be Thankful for in 2015

November 25, 2015

Our human nature grants us a choice between appreciation and underestimation of God’s goodness. We choose gratitude.

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The Case AGAINST United Methodist Divestment from “Companies Profiting From the Israeli Occupation”

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.

The CT's May 2014 sexuality dialogue panel (Photo: Diane Degan, United Methodist Communications)

The Sexuality Dialogue U.S. United Methodist Leaders Dare Not Try

November 12, 2015

UMC leaders in the USA try every type of dialogue on sexual morality but one.