Love, Faithfulness and United Methodist Covenants

Aug 7, 2015 by

By Dr. Riley Case In my last pastorate I got a call in the middle of the night from a parishioner who was trying to help a very distraught woman. I went. The distraught woman had been in an affair with a married man who had indicated to her that he...

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The Supreme Court and the War Against Christians

Jul 21, 2015 by

By Dr. Riley B. Case The past several weeks have not been good for Christians, at least for evangelical Christians.  In a fast-moving world shifts in culture and morality are changing even faster than innovations in technology.  Representative Lois...

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CONFESSING MOVEMENT STATEMENT on Supreme Court Rul...

Jun 30, 2015 by

The Supreme Court ruling on the definition of marriage is disappointing but not unexpected. The ruling is contrary to over 2,000 years of Christian teaching and tradition. It is important to note, however, that the ruling does not change the...

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The Hamilton Proposal – Unconstitutional

Jun 30, 2015 by

By Dr. Stan Cosby Saint Stephen UMC Amarillo, Texas I have read with care Adam Hamilton’s proposal entitled A WAY FORWARD. While I can appreciate his efforts at reconciliation of divergent views and the pain he feels over a divided church,...

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What is the Basis for Unity in United Methodism?

Jun 25, 2015 by

By Dr. Riley Case Nearly 100 years ago, in 1921 to be exact, Dr. J. Gresham Machen of Princeton University wrote his classic Christianity and Liberalism. It was written during the height of what was then known as the Modernist-Fundamentalist...

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Indiana’s RFRA Law and the War Against Chris...

Jun 22, 2015 by

By Dr. Riley Case The controversy generated by religious freedom issues in America has revealed a disturbing new development, namely, a new hostility toward Christians and Christian faith that has been generated by secularists, atheists, and...

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