Perusing online discussions by church members opposed to homosexuality leads the Rev. Christy Thomas to ponder the nature and effects of hatred. more »
Judgment comes upon us constantly, but 1 John 4 assures us that love – both God's love for us and our love for one another – will be our saving grace, writes the Rev. Morgan Guyton. more »
His own painful experience with the misuse of "religious freedom" spurs the Rev. Dr. William E. Alberts to warn vigorously against similar legislation being proposed and adopted in various states. more »
Apr 21, 2015 1:01 PM Perspectives
Differing in their methods and interpretations, pastors and academics assess how United Methodists should understand and apply the Holy Bible to their daily lives. more »
Apr 20, 2015 8:11 PM Local Church
Following a recent online discussion about creeds and United Methodist, the Rev. Stephen Rankin plumbs church history to show how creeds can benefit The United Methodist Church. more »
The Rev. Andrew C. Thompson summarizes several recent posts on John Wesley and Christian creeds. more »
Apr 17, 2015 10:41 AM Perspectives
The Rev. Chris Ritter, proponent of jurisdictional changes for The United Methodist Church, offers his assessment of possible outcomes at the 2016 General Conference. more »
The submission period for petitions to the 2016 General Conference has opened, and detailed instructions on how to submit proposals are now available. more »
Apr 10, 2015 11:07 AM Issues
Networks of United Methodist-related educational institutions are emerging on the continent of Africa in full-force to the benefit of higher education. more »
Apr 15, 2015 2:24 PM UMC Global Nature
Your Voice and Views Count!
United Methodist Insight strives to bring church leaders the broadest range of views about challenges facing The United Methodist Church. Your financial support keeps this forum going, and we invite you to join our current supporters. Just click on the donate button above for online giving. Or make checks payable to St. Stephen UMC and write "UM Insight" on the memo line. Then mail to United Methodist Insight, c/o St. Stephen United Methodist Church, 2520 Oates Drive, Mesquite, TX 75150. Thank you, and may your Eastertide be blessed!