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To The Schismatics: Put Up Or Shut Up

Geoffrey Kruse-Safford finds the current rumbles from conservatives about breaking apart The United Methodist Church over LGBT inclusion to be outworn threats that ignore reality.

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Bishop Gary Mueller and Mary Brooke Casad are leaders of the Aldersgate Covenant.

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Aldersgate Covenant Seeks Spiritual Renewal

Leaders of the Aldersgate Covenant outline their hopes for the national gathering slated in May at Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, Kan. more »

Apr 24, 2014 , Perspectives (1 Comments)

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What If the Church Is Wrong on Sin?

Continuing his thought-provoking series, the Rev. Jeremy Smith ponders what it would mean to United Methodist unity if we determined that we're wrong about what constitutes sin. more »

Apr 24, 2014 Jeremy Smith

UMC Conflict and Global Mission

Dr. Hendrik Pieterse of Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary examines the role of The United Methodist Church's mission document, "Grace Upon Grace," in the midst of its current conflicts. more »

Apr 17, 2014 Perspectives

The Rev. Thomas Lambrecht, executive vice president of Good News, an unofficial caucus of evangelical United Methodists.

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Why Dialogue Isn't Working

The Rev. Thomas Lambrecht, executive vice president of the Good News evangelical caucus, explains why he and his companions think that further dialogue over sexuality issues in The United Methodist Church won't be worth the effort. more »

Apr 14, 2014 Perspectives (3 Comments)

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