Our own mental models and ways of thinking lie more at the root of our disagreements than our theologies, writes the Rev. Dan R. Dick. more »
The proposal of discriminatory legislation based on "sincerely held religious belief' in her state prompts the Rev. Christy Thomas to repeat that religious liberty isn't under attack in the United States. more »
George Harris, 80, and Jack Evans, 84, who have been together for 53 years, affirmed their commitment March 1 in a religious ceremony led by the Rev. William K. McElvaney in defiance of United Methodist policy. more »
Mar 2, 2014 in Issues
Bishop Minerva G. Carcano has pleaded with United Methodist bishops in Africa to stand up against the discrimination toward gays in Uganda. more »
The latest commentary from the Good News movement over United Methodist clergy performing same-gender weddings has the Rev. Jeremy Smith awash in irony. more »
The Rev. David F. Watson defends the "moderate" or "centrist" position of some United Methodists as an effort to achieve "honest, rigorous, gracious" consideration of all viewpoints. more »
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Retired Bishop Roy I. Sano compares the current 'Biblical Obedience' campaign to marry LGBT people with the ways that Jesus confronted religious authorities in his day.
The Rev. Kim Allen, a United Methodist pastor in Wood River, Ill., offered ashes and prayers outside her church on Ash Wednesday, joining a growing trend of "Ashes to Go" for busy commuters.
Nearly 70 percent of young Americans say that religious groups' anti-LGBT stances are alienating their generation, according to a poll by Public Religion Research Institute.
Half of those polled say they believe the U.S. Constitution guarantees the right of marriage to LGBT people, according to the Washington Post.
The congregation of Menlo Park Presbyterian Church has voted to leave its denomination, the Presbyterian Church (USA), for a new evangelical association, and to pay nearly $9 million to PCUSA for its church campus.