“A major part of his success is that he mastered the new media of his day,” said Thomas S. Kidd, author of the new book “George Whitefield: America’s Spiritual Founding Father.”
First United Methodist Church in Alexandria Indiana will be closing its doors at the end of 2014. The closure is due in part to the loss of 80% of the congregation after the dismissal of the choir director, Adam Fraley, an openly gay man. From the Herald Bulletin “Alexandria Church to Close at Year’s End” […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) of The United Methodist Church applauds President Barack Obama’s instructions to Secretary of State John Kerry to immediately begin discussions with Cuba with the intent of re-establishing diplomatic relations, including re-opening an embassy in Havana. Our Methodist, ecumenical partners, and CIEMAL (Council of Evangelical […]
As I trudged through what should have been the most compelling part I got the impression that God was some petulant child enamored with his own power who took things too far.
The people at Riverchase United Methodist Church in Hoover, Alabama are about to venture out of their church building to reach the unchurched in a fairly unusual setting, a Buffalo Wild Wings. Buffalo Wild Wings is a sports themed restaurant and bar that has locations 41 states. According the AL.com “Beer, hot wings, and Jesus? Hoover […]
Sixty-five gathered in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the United Methodist Women of Color Scholars scholarship and mentoring program, the only denominationally sponsored program of its kind, November 21, 2014, in San Diego, California.
To understand Scripture we must plant one foot firmly in the world of the Bible and the other foot firmly in our world–two worlds that often are very different.