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 16 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 16 days ago


Notable Quotes   


     "Fundamentalist Christians have moved the theological needle so far to the right that the Gospel is said by them to be a 'progressive agenda.' It's not – it's the Gospel. We must keep preaching Jesus' message of the Kingdom of God (over against the kingdoms of this world) rooted in love (not legalism) and aimed toward reconciliation (not division). The Pharisees alleged Jesus' message was a 'liberal agenda.' It wasn't – it was the Gospel."

– The Rev. Dr. Steve Harper in a Facebook post.

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