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Geoffrey Kruse-Safford

Holy Resurrection Church

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Church politics, marked by a drive for doctrinal purity, have disheartened United Methodist layman Geoffrey Kruse-Safford to the point that he's stopped going to worship. more

Sep 26, 2016 3:20 PM Perspectives 1 Comments

Bishop Opening Worship

Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Reports of acrimony and just plain bad manners from people at the 2016 General Conference have dented Geoffrey Kruse-Safford's hope for the event. more

May 13, 2016 6:02 PM 2016 General Conference 1 Comments

Transform with Love

Photo Courtesy of Geoffrey Kruse-Safford

Despite the recent history of disappointing General Conferences, Geoffrey Kruse-Safford still has hope that God's spirit of love will break through institutional politics. more

May 5, 2016 9:52 AM 2016 General Conference

John Wesley Preaching

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A district superintendent's effort to provide more training for pastors reminds Geoffrey Kruse-Safford that the true ministry of United Methodism goes on in local churches far removed from big global debates. more

Sep 25, 2015 9:46 AM Local Church

News that The United Methodist Church will have a new hymnal after all is a good sign, writes Geoffrey Kruse-Safford. more

Aug 8, 2015 11:40 AM Perspectives

CT Sexuality Panel

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Professor Mark R. Teasdale offers a response to Geoffrey Kruse-Safford's critique of his presentation during the human sexuality panel held April 29 by the United Methodist Connectional Table. more

May 4, 2014 6:31 PM Advocating Justice

Holy Resurrection Church

Photo Courtesy of Geoffrey Kruse-Safford

Church politics, marked by a drive for doctrinal purity, have disheartened United Methodist layman Geoffrey Kruse-Safford to the point that he's stopped going to worship. more

Sep 26, 2016 3:20 PM Perspectives 1 Comments

Bishop Opening Worship

Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Reports of acrimony and just plain bad manners from people at the 2016 General Conference have dented Geoffrey Kruse-Safford's hope for the event. more

May 13, 2016 6:02 PM 2016 General Conference 1 Comments

Transform with Love

Photo Courtesy of Geoffrey Kruse-Safford

Despite the recent history of disappointing General Conferences, Geoffrey Kruse-Safford still has hope that God's spirit of love will break through institutional politics. more

May 5, 2016 9:52 AM 2016 General Conference

John Wesley Preaching

Public Domain Photo

A district superintendent's effort to provide more training for pastors reminds Geoffrey Kruse-Safford that the true ministry of United Methodism goes on in local churches far removed from big global debates. more

Sep 25, 2015 9:46 AM Local Church

Geoffrey Kruse-Safford, a seminary-trained United Methodist layman, examines the recent controversy in which a Michigan clergy candidate was removed from both her candidacy and her church membership for getting an online "ordination." more

Sep 9, 2015 11:14 AM Ordained Ministry 1 Comments

News that The United Methodist Church will have a new hymnal after all is a good sign, writes Geoffrey Kruse-Safford. more

Aug 8, 2015 11:40 AM Perspectives