In Their Own Words: Donald Reasoner

Good morning church! Enjoy a sampling of our wonderful translators as Don Reasoner (Director of Translation Services for the General Board of Global Ministries) explains what makes General Conference in 2016 so significant from a language point of view:   While we are in session the General Conference is being translated into: American Sign Language […]

In Their Own Words: Rev. Taylor Burton-Edwards

  Every day during the lunch break at General Conference, there is a service of Holy Communion, which is presided over by one of our bishops. Following Monday’s service, I had a chance to talk with Taylor Burton-Edwards, who serves as the director of worship resources for Discipleship Ministries. He spoke about the importance of […]

In Their Own Words: Rev. Mike Tupper

Last week I talked with Rev. Mike Tupper, a UMC clergy person serving in Michigan who has been sleeping outside in a tent since November 30. Rev. Tupper is protesting the exclusionary policies of the UMC about GLBTQI persons, including his daughter. Mike officiated at his daughter’s wedding in 2014 and another same-sex marriage in […]

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