Continuing his survey of the United Methodist blogosphere, Prof. David W. Scott finds that representation on UMC.org, is better balanced than around the general online environment. more »
Resentment of the poor shows an unchristian attitude that has no biblical support, writes the Rev. Laura Felleman. more »
The Rev. Ann L. Locasio contends that the UMC has no viable future until it recognizes its nature as a "complex adaptive system" that needs to free itself from outdated rules and structure. more »
The Rev. Jacob Dharmaraj examines the United Methodist mission document, "Grace Upon Grace," for its potential to confront and overcome global challenges. more »
The latest skirmish in United Methodism's all-out war with itself shows how we need to shift the debate from our personal rules of engagement to collective spiritual discernment. more »
Around the Web
As the Rev. Damião Elias of Mozambique and interpreter Isaura Arez demonstrate, United Methodist leaders are hoping that e-tablets will help prepare Central Conference delegates for the 2016 General Conference.
An online form to submit petitions for the 2016 General Conference has been established on United Methodist Communication's website.
Scholar Amy-Jill Levine applies a first-century Jewish lens to 4 of Jesus' parables that strips away the interpretations applied by the church over two millennia.
A new report by empty tomb inc. contends that failures by seminaries and "intellectuals" to teach Christians the collective power of increased giving will result in 1.5 million global child deaths in 2015.