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February 15, 2013

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Holding the UMC Hostage

I'm amazed and disappointed that Rev. Andy Langford's proposal and Rev. Jeremy Smith response deal with only one-half of the United Methodist mission statement in the Discipline: "to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. " The general boards that seem to be in disfavor, Church and Society, Global Ministries, and United Methodist Women, are the very ones that are working in behalf of us United Methodists for the transformation of the world in ways that move toward achieving "thy kingdom come, thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven."

Howard W. Hallman more than 1 year ago

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The priority of our conference has to be to proclaim the joy, the mercy and the love of Jesus Christ at all times and in all places and to all people,” [Roman Catholic] Auxiliary Bishop Christopher Coyne said [of the Vatican's recent conference on human sexuality]. "When you have that as your communications starting point, it changes the tenor of what we say and how we are perceived

– Religion News Service Nov. 12 Roundup