Recently Read: Good News Magazine responds to Bishop Talbert

Tom Lambrecht from Good News responds to the recent story about Bishop Melvin Talbert’s sermon and blessing at the Reconciling Ministry Network’s ChurchQuake convocation:

Good News laments the fact that, once again, leaders in our church are advocating for disobedience to our United Methodist covenant, without any public rebuke or accountability from the bishops, who are charged to “guard the faith, order, liturgy, doctrine, and discipline of the Church” (¶403.1). Bishops are called “to teach and uphold the theological traditions of The United Methodist Church” (¶414.5). Good News is mystified as to why bishops who seek to undermine our church’s theological traditions are given free voice, while bishops who would uphold our church’s theological traditions remain silent.

via Good News Magazine

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