Dr. Abraham Reflects on General Conference 2016

Jun 27, 2016 by

Dr. William J. Abraham provides a thoughtful and provocative look at General Conference 2016   The Birth Pangs of the United Methodist Church as a Unique, Global and Orthodox Denomination Introduction After the Council of Jerusalem as reported...

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Statement on the Orlando Night Club Shooting

Jun 15, 2016 by

Our heartfelt prayers go out to the family and friends of those killed and injured by the senseless act of violence on innocent people at The Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla., early Sunday morning. This massacre was a cowardly attack on the rights...

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General Conference – Encouragement and Sadne...

Jun 14, 2016 by

By Dr. Riley Case General Conference is over. I am home. People are asking me how it was? What am I thinking and feeling? The answer would be encouragement, with some sadness. First the encouragement: The reports are out by now that The United...

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No Moratorium on Accountability

May 27, 2016 by

There has been much said about what happened at General Conference regarding human sexuality, charges and trials.  The fact is the official position of the UMC has not been altered.  We continue to stand firm on the authority of Scripture and the...

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AFRICAN METHODISTS WORRY ABOUT THE CHURCH THAT BRO...

May 24, 2016 by

By Emily McFarlan Miller, Religion News Source PORTLAND, Ore. (RNS) The Rev. Jerry Kulah has nothing but gratitude for American Methodists. In 1833, they sent their first missionary to his country, Liberia, which was founded for freed American...

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Summary of General Conference 2016

May 23, 2016 by

SUMMARY OF GENERAL CONFERENCE ISSUES …Vote to end the United Methodist membership in the pro-abortion group Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice. The United Methodist Women and the Board of Church and Society are members. 425 – 268. …Voted...

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