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May 5, 2016
On the eve of United Methodist General Conference, two declining liberal regional bodies within the church openly defy the denomination’s prohibitions on ordaining sexually active gay clergy.
November 19, 2013
This seems a harsh charge, but United Methodists are facing a crisis of integrity at this very historic moment. Their clergy are openly and flamboyantly defying the 10 Commandments of God.
December 10, 2012
The initial outrage and fallout from the Church of England’s decision to reject women bishops seems to have reached its close. Newspapers on the right and the left shrieked in disdain at such a…
October 4, 2012
The Sunday opinion pages of The New York Times certainly didn’t disappoint last weekend. Former IRD intern Julia Polese brought to my attention Judith Levitt’s trumpeting for Roman Catholic women’s ordination. The author paints…