Dr. Ira Gallaway

Mar 20, 2015 by

Dr. Ira Gallaway, board member of The Confessing Movement, died on March 15, 2015. He was one of seven leading clergy from across the nation who called a meeting of concerned pastors in Houston, Texas December 1987. Their purpose was to affirm...

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UNITED METHODISM’S CORPORATE CULTURE AND THE...

Mar 20, 2015 by

One–among many– of the serious problems facing the United Methodist Church in America today is the disconnect between the church’s “mediating elite,” symbolized by boards and agencies, seminaries and bishops, and the...

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LET’S ASK FOR REVIVAL WITH ZEAL

Mar 13, 2015 by

(Nehemiah did this & John Wesley did this) By Mickey Ellis   Jesus gave upward of 40 direct commands to those who would follow Him, including taking care of the poor, loving our enemies, and taking drastic measures to guard ourselves from...

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UNITED METHODISM’S CORPORATE CULTURE AND THE...

Feb 26, 2015 by

I have sometimes used the phrase “mediating elite” to refer to church leadership (though it could be used in politics or any other discipline) that believes its calling in life is to control and guide the church to keep it respectable,...

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The Connectional Table’s Human Sexuality Task Forc...

Feb 19, 2015 by

MAPUTO, Mozambique: On February 10, 2015, in Maputo, Mozambique, The Connectional Table’s Human Sexuality Task Force hosted its third and final panel on human sexuality which emphasized the denomination’s central conference perspective.  Ricky...

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UNITED METHODISM’S CORPORATE CULTURE AND THE INABI...

Feb 10, 2015 by

McDonald’s announced a few days ago that Don Thompson, its CEO, is being replaced.  The problem?  McDonald’s profits are lackluster.  Needed?  Someone to turn things around.  New branding, new products, new advertising, new tactics–who knows...

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