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Rob Rynders

The Rev. Rob Rynders, a prominent leader among young United Methodist clergy, announced Sept. 13 on Facebook that he had been granted a voluntary leave of absence from appointive ministry for personal reasons. more

Sep 17, 2015 7:04 PM Ordained Ministry 1 Comments

Christians reacted strongly to the latest Pew Trust study on religious affiliation in America, but the Rev. Rob Rynders says the results offer valuable information for churches to mend their ways. more

May 13, 2015 5:19 PM Perspectives 2 Comments

Christians reacted strongly to the latest Pew Trust study on religious affiliation in America, but the Rev. Rob Rynders says the results offer valuable information for churches to mend their ways. more

May 13, 2015 5:19 PM Perspectives 2 Comments

Why We Should Learn from the "Nones"

The Rev. Rob Rynders finds that folks who identify themselves as "spiritual but not religious" have a lot of valuable feedback that churches should heed. more

Jan 17, 2013 11:12 AM Rob Rynders

The UMC Needs to Forget Being The UMC

The Rev. Rob Rynders, an advocate for a season of radical innovation for The United Methodist Church, outlines how to for a new identity for 21st century United Methodism. more

Jan 15, 2013 3:34 PM Rob Rynders 1 Comments

It's the Relationships, Stupid!

The Rev. Rob Rynders offers an example from campus ministry that could apply across the entire Church of Jesus Christ. more

Feb 14, 2012 3:19 PM Rob Rynders

A list of the commentators and the blogs from which their perspectives are drawn. more

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Does the UMC Have a God Complex?

United Methodist campus minister the Rev. Rob Rynders examines the denomination's insistence on top-down leadership in an age of collaboration. more

Nov 30, 2011 2:58 PM Rob Rynders