The Wesleyan Covenant Association: A Few Reflections

The Wesleyan Covenant Association has become a source of controversy among some in our denomination. Only in times such as these could a group that affirms all of the central teachings of United Methodism, is led primarily by pastors who have kept their ordination vows and pay their apportionments, and has publicly disavowed the intention […]

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Living in the tension of an ever widening circle.

“You are apostate.” “You have caused division.” “You have begun schism.” “I wish hell for you”. “You have broken my ...
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How to Love ISIS

by Brian Snyder Depending on your political persuasion, it is the common thinking that the Islamic State was born out ...
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A Just Resolution Reached in the Rev. Cynthia Meyer Complaint

On August 1, the parties involved in the complaint against Rev. Cynthia Meyer met to have conversation about the possibility ...
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Commentary: Going back to the graveside

by Steve West* The United Methodist Church I love so dearly is navigating rough waters. Recently, our Western Jurisdiction (comprising ...
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COB Executive Committee releases statement on moving forward

Meeting in Chicago last week, the Council of Bishops' Executive Committee approved a framework for implementing the Commission on a ...
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Recently Read: Finding Community With Bread Church – Local parish comes together around baking

by Melanie Haupt, Memorial United Methodist Church is an unassuming house of worship on Berkman Drive in Northeast Austin. The ...
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Recently Read: Stretching, Not Tearing

by Nathan Mattox I just finished meeting with Bishop Karen Oliveto, a woman whose name you have possibly seen lately ...
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Good News asks Council of Bishops to respond to Oliveto election

Good News, the independent evangelical United Methodist organization which promotes “orthodox Wesleyan Christianity” has released a statement from their governing ...
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