Well, the Special General Conference for the United Methodist Church is done. For those of us who are LGBTQ and allies, the result was shocking and hurtful.
For the last few years, I’ve been impressed with a growing number of writers and bloggers, mostly from Methodist circles, … More
We might be called at times to do difficult things, like those who took part in the civil rights marches in the 1960s, all the while facing angry mobs of people. But most of the time, it involves doing a small thing. This is why Jesus talked about how great an act was of giving someone a cup of water.
For the last few months, I’ve been following a blog called Via Media Methodists. The purpose of VMM is: 1.”To … More
This past week, the Presbyterian Church (USA) meeting in Detroit, approved pastors being able to marry same sex partners in … More
Luke 24:13-35 Third Sunday of Easter May 4, 2014 First Christian Church Mahtomedi, MN In the evening I went … More
It was two years ago, that I wondered aloud what it meant to be prophetic. I’ve heard that phrase a … More
I haven’t followed the news about Methodist minister Frank Schaefer as closely as I should have. For those who know … More
There are folks who tend to focus on the “numbers” taking place in Mainline Protestantism with concern. One example is … More
Ever since it appeared a few weeks ago, I’ve been thinking about John Vest’s blog post called “The Vine is … More