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Who is at fault for #UMC trials?

Ownership: A Personal Account

As a leader, one of my habits is to attempt, as far as possible, to claim maximum responsibility for everything that happens in my life.   1,703 more words


Biblical Disobedience and Consequences

I just finished the excellent Finding Our Way: Love and Law in the United Methodist Church. This new publication is a collection of essays by Bishops from across the Connection with a variety of perspectives.   457 more words


#UMC Victories, Vicarious and Pyrrhic

“Do not gloat when your enemy falls;
                           when they stumble, do not let your heart rejoice
.”                              -Proverbs 24:17 (NIV)

I had a feeling this might be coming.   720 more words


Allowance is Not Affirmation: Why "A Way Forward" Might Be

I am having difficulty keeping up with all the proposals and counter-proposals running around the UMC right now.*  The one with the most steam still seems to be… 746 more words