Commentary: Yes it’s time – time to decide who we are and what we believe

By Bill T. Arnold* When the Methodist movement became a denomination, our forebears adopted the Anglican Church’s Articles of Religion in nearly every respect. With regard to Scripture, we inherited the statement that the Bible “containeth all things necessary to salvation.” Going back to the sixteenth century, this was the statement of the English reformers affirming […]

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Wesley Bros: Every General Conference ever…

I usually am a happier human and Christian when I ignore politics…both American and Methodist.  Richard Rohr, in a recent ...
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Bishop Scott Jones of Kansas helps lead a discussion on the "worldwide nature of the church," during the United Methodist Church's pre-General Conference news briefing at the Tampa Convention Center in Florida.

Bishop Jones issues statement on Cynthia Meyer complaint

Bishop Scott Jones of Kansas helps lead a discussion on the "worldwide nature of the church," during the United Methodist ...
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The Rev. Adam Hamilton, a clergy delegate from the Great Plains conference, makes a motion on May 18 at the 2016 United Methodist General Conference in Portland, Ore. The motion would give General Conference endorsement to a plan proposed by the denomination's Council of Bishops to address issues related to human sexuality over the next four years.

Ministry Matters: The rise of the “Methodist middle”

According to the New Testament book of Acts, surprising the church is the Holy Spirit’s idea of a good time. My ...
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Bishops lead the processional for opening worship at the 2016 United Methodist General Conference in Portland, Ore. From left are retired Bishop Violet Fischer and Bishops John Schol, Sally Dyck, Jeremiah Park and Thomas Bickerton.

UM Bishops meet after General Conference

Portland, Oregon -- The United Methodist Council of Bishops met on May 21 following the close of General Conference for ...
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Bishop Bruce R. Ough, Dakotas-Minnesota Episcopal Area, presides over the May 19 afternoon session of the 2016 United Methodist General Church in Portland, OR.

Bishops issue post-General Conference letter to the church

Reviving a tradition that is more than a century old, the United Methodist Council of Bishops sent this letter today ...
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GC Shorts — The End

Find out what the delegates to General Conference 2016 really needed when it was all over ...
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UMReporter Roundtable — Episode 10 (May 20, 2016)

It's the final episode of the Portland saga as our merry MethoNerds talk about the final day of the 2016 ...
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The Rev. L. Fitgerals Reist III, secretary of the 2016 United Methodist General Conference, addresses the plenary May 20 in Portland, OR.

Recently Read: Judicial Council rules on question of authority

The Rev. L. Fitgerals Reist III, secretary of the 2016 United Methodist General Conference, addresses the plenary May 20 in ...
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