Archives for January 2014

A New Year’s Resolution that will transform the United Methodist Church

by Gil Hanke* What would transform each local church within our denomination?  What activities have a proven track record that turn “pew sitters” into “disciples of Christ for the transformation of the world?”  These are not new questions, and the core answer returns us to some basic premises of John Wesley as he understood the […]

Perkins School of Theology names Rev. Karen Greenwaldt 2014 Distinguished Alumna

Dallas, Texas – The Rev. Karen Greenwaldt, General Secretary of the United Methodist General Board of Discipleship from 2001–2013, has been named the 2014 Perkins School of Theology Distinguished Alumna. A clergy member of the Central Texas Annual (regional) Conference, Rev. Greenwaldt earned the Master of Theology degree from Perkins in 1977. The Distinguished Alumna Award […]