North Central Jurisdiction Bishops' Statement

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Spirit at work

If GC 2019 does not come up with the way forward that these bishops want will they accept that God's Spirit was at work and support whatever comes out?

Kevin 72 days ago

The College has been Shattered

The College of Bishops has been shattered nationally ever since several have chosen to clearly support WCA. So the fight will continue but the intensity will go up tempo as both sides continue to seek mans solution and not God's solution. I anticipate the current policy without the ability to leave will win the day. There doesn't appears to be a will to be fully inclusive across the Church,,,yet we are paying the price because young people have simply walked away. The Bible says a lot of things that now we find abhorrent and in some cases are illegal. We have adapted as we come to understand God's creation more fully. But this situation has become more a US political fight then a polity fight and that has sullied the discussion to the point that God has left the dialogue. Oh both sides give lip service to God, but I have yet to read or hear any Christ like conversation and this has been among the dialogue with pastors and bishops! I have just become numb to this. Make this end so I can make a decision as to where I and my family will worship.

eric pone 72 days ago


Notable Quotes   


     Bishop Robert T. Hoshibata preaches on the healing power of love at the April 26 evening service at the 2012 General Conference."To be God’s people is to be reminded that God is the Creator of each of us. We are all part of the human family. And in our human relationships we come face-to-face with a wide and wonderfully diverse family of individuals each unique but each beloved by God. Although we do not always agree, I believe it is important for us to know that we hold more in common with one another than any differences that keep us from caring for one another."

– Bishop Bob Hoshibata, God’s People Journeying Together, Desert Southwest Annual Conference website.

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