A Dangerous Prayer

Oct 23, 2014 by

By Dr. John Ed Mathison In May of 1999, Randy and Terry Johnson attended a worship service at the River Oak Church of God in Danville, Virginia. Randy felt really challenged to make his life count for God’s work. He was convicted in that service of...

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U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Rule on Same-Sex Mar...

Oct 9, 2014 by

On October 6, 2014 the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear cases from the states — Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin — seeking to keep their same-sex marriage bans in place.

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Please Pray for Judicial Council Meeting

Oct 3, 2014 by

The 2014 Fall Judicial Council meeting will be held October 22-25, 2014. They will be deciding questions about the constitutionality of legislation and adherence to disciplinary processes. Please be in prayer for the council as they make crucial...

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Insanity or Integrity? On Closing the Floor at GC2...

Oct 2, 2014 by

by Drew B. McIntyre September 25, 2014 Some have suggested that the proceedings of General Conference 2016 be closed to all but elected delegates, bishops and other essential personnel to avoid a repeat of this kind of protest from the 2012...

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On Getting Messages from God

Sep 23, 2014 by

Normally it is the Pentecostals who get messages directly from God. The Holy Spirit gives directions on who to marry, or when to start a church, or even, in emergencies, where to find a parking space. But even Pentecostals don’t claim that God...

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Sharing in Faith: A Forum on Sexuality and the Chu...

Sep 23, 2014 by

UMC.org has a new forum called Sharing in Faith developed for open discussion about sexuality and the church.  The introduction states “The perspectives are offered in the first person, not with the intent of persuading or dissuading but of...

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