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Bobblehead John Wesley

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Schismatic forces across the United Methodist connection have had the opposite effect from what they desired, judging by actions at this week's annual conference sessions, writes Joel L. Watts. more

Jun 4, 2014 12:26 PM

Restructure talk

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The day after Dallas Area Bishop W. Earl Bledsoe announced he would "fight like the devil" to keep his episcopal office, pundits and prayers filled online blogs, Facebook, Twitter and email. more

Jun 6, 2012 3:01 PM In the Church 1 Comments

Bishop Earl Bledsoe

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Freshman Bishop W. Earl Bledsoe throws the North Texas Annual Conference into turmoil by alleging that racism played a role in a negative personnel evaluation that forced him to announce early retirement. more

Jun 5, 2012 10:34 PM In the Church 20 Comments

Beqaa Valley Camp

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The Rev. Dr. Wes Magruder describes what life is like for refugees living in makeshift housing in Lebanon's Beqaa Valley. more

Nov 9, 2017 3:18 PM Advocating Justice