Recently Read: United Methodists and the NCC

John Lomperis of the IRD critiques UM participation

Decades of steady U.S. membership decline are finally catching up with the United Methodist Church. Some parts of our bloated denominational bureaucracy are now being forced to make significant cuts.

But one area where denominational expenditures have remained relatively high is in funding the notoriously leftist National Council of Churches (NCC).

via United Methodists Still Lavishly Propping Up Leftist National Council of Churches.

Click on the link to read Lomperis’s critique. What do you think about continued United Methodist support of the NCC? Given UM decline, should our participation decrease?

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What do I think? I think that the present iteration of the UMR is becoming nothing more than a mouthpiece for the IRD and Good News. The disappointing death of an "independent" news source…

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