Try as he might, the Rev. Andrew Burd-Harris finds "no win in comparison" from the metrics of Vital Congregations.
A new proposal for clergy qualifications from the Texas Annual Conference has the Rev. Jeremy Smith outraged, and he'd like to hear others' responses. more »
The Rev. Josh Hale, a member of the Board of Ordained Ministry in the Texas Annual Conference, defends its proposal standards in response to allegations of ageism from the Rev. Jeremy Smith. more »
After a flurry of responses about his critique of its perceived ageism, the Rev. Jeremy Smith follows up on the new guidelines for candidates for the ordained ministry in the Texas Annual Conference. more »
Some Days ...
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The Rev. Ben Gosden reflects on the days when "churchy" talk and other institutional obstacles get in the way of faith.
Waffling on Transparency
The Rev. Jay Voorhees is rethinking whether it's a good idea to have ALL of the bishops' deliberations open to public scrutiny.