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May 28, 2016
The results of the evangelical transformation in the United Methodist Church were evident at the recent General Conference, held May 10-20 in Portland, Ore.
May 23, 2016
United Methodist General Conference 2016, good or bad? Mostly on the whole, good!
May 20, 2016
Delegates at the UMC’s quadrennial General Conference in Portland, Oregon, voted for the denomination’s agencies to withdraw from RCRC.
May 19, 2016
The United Methodist Church’s bishops succeeded once again in suppressing prolonged and divisive plenary debate over sex at their denomination’s quadrennial governing General Conference, meeting May 10-20 in Portland, Oregon.
May 14, 2016
Not every moment at United Methodist General Conference is controversial or unpleasant.
May 13, 2016
Will United Methodism turn inward and remain a mostly liberal Protestant church? Or will it become increasingly evangelical and global?
May 12, 2016
The governing body of the global United Methodist Church has taken a key vote indicating an orthodox majority likely to reaffirm the denomination’s traditional marriage teaching.
May 11, 2016
The film “An Act of Love” chronicles the open defiance by Frank Schaefer of the United Methodist Church’s prohibitions against homosexual marriage.
May 9, 2016
Methodist clergy engaged in a campaign of ecclesiastical disobedience for marrying same-sex couples could face a roadblock this month as the second-largest Protestant denomination in the United States gathers in Portland for a meeting of its top legislative body.
May 4, 2016
Much of the Trump and Bernie Sanders movements wants to blow up the “system,” whatever it is, believing it is inextricably corrupt, and not caring very much about what if anything would replace it.