Rob Renfroe

A new book authored by leaders of United Methodist traditionalist caucuses draws criticism from the Rev. Richard Lowell Bryant. Read more

Perspectives 14 Comments

The Rev. Jeremy Smith shares three misleading claims in a book written by leaders of the traditionalist movement that a United Methodistt Sunday School class identified while studying the book. Read more

Jeremy Smith 4 Comments

Painful as the Rev. Rob Renfroe's words are to many United Methodists he considers friends, the Rev. James C. Howell still wants to him to be a part of The United Methodist Church. Read more

Perspectives 18 Comments

Two Deaths: One, the Rev. Dr. Christy Thomas' brother-in-law, gentle, surrounded by love; the other, The United Methodist Church, rapaciously violent, with blood running in the streets. Read more


Monopolies are rarely good for communities and that includes the church, writes the Rev. Jason Valendy. Read more

GC Archive 1 Comments

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Rule 44 may have died at the hands of the 2016 General Conference delegates, but its "holy conferencing" tenets were behind the creation of the Council of Bishops' proposal for "a way forward" for The United Methodist Church. Read more

Perspectives 1 Comments

Comments from Good News leaders Thomas Lambrecht and Rob Renfroe prompt Morgan Guyton to ask whether consistency, like that of fast-food giant McDonald's, is really good for The United Methodist Church. Read more

Advocating Justice 2 Comments

The Rev. Rob Renfroe, president of the unofficial Good News caucus, outlines his expectations for the 2019 General Conference. Read more

A Way Forward 7 Comments

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The Rev. Rob Renfroe responds to the 2012 General Conference vote on United Methodist stances on human sexuality. Read more

In the Church 4 Comments