The Answers Are Blowin' in the Wind

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I find it very insightful and clarifies the realities facing this year's general Conference,

I would change only one thing. To her last sentence I would make this change: "Grace will come if General Conference delegates who are /// part of the 'in crowd' humble themselves collectively to discern and act upon God's will for the denomination."

I see the problem being the need for the "in crowd" to be the ones to humble themselves collectively. I think the others are already there.

Despite all the concern about conservative v.liberal, the real political situation is between those who are power-accruing and those who are open to allowing God to have the power!

Rev. Jerry Eckert more than 5 years ago

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