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Good News responds to Frank letter

Good News has issued a statement in response to Dr. Thomas E. Frank’s Open Letter to the Council of Bishops issued earlier today. The statement reads as follows: In an open letter to the Council of Bishops, Dr. Thomas Frank, a United Methodist historian, calls upon the bishops to refrain from processing any more complaints against pastors […]

UM polity expert asks Council of Bishops to “stop the trials”

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — In an “Open Letter to the Council of Bishops (COB)” released today, Wake Forest University professor and United Methodist polity expert the Rev. Dr. Thomas E. Frank asked the council “…for the sake of the unity of the church, to stop the trials.” “We need to engage our differences through “Christian conversation” […]