Martha and Mary: Models of Change for the UMC

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Getting on the Balcony...

Part of what many of us who have been critical of CTA have been raising are the questions that our leaders failed to ask. In essence, they only addressed 1/2 of the issue of church vitality, examining why churches are vital but never fully attempting to answer the question of why they aren't. Likewise, there is very little attempt to look at the common shared values, which Heifetz sees as crucial for adaptive leadership. Focusing on practices without consider values ultimately leads to a disconnect that may be doomed to fail.

Jay Voorhees more than 5 years ago

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     "Donald Trump has made it obvious that my old church is not filled with followers of Christ. You cannot follow Jesus and support a tax cut for the rich that would end health care to millions of the oldest, poorest and sickest people. You cannot follow Jesus and hate minorities. You cannot follow Jesus and treat women as inferior."

– Brett Younger, senior minister at Plymouth Church in Brooklyn, NY, writing for Baptist News Global,


 

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