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"Traditionalist" Plan

Seen from a political perspective, the Traditional(ist) Plan looks a lot like realigning the UMC to gain overwhelming voting power at General Conference, says the Rev. Jeremy Smith. Read more

A Way Forward 3 Comments

The Traditionalist Plan still threatens The United Methodist Church because the Judicial Council has given its supporters word-for-word corrections to make it constitutional, writes the Rev. Jeremy Smith. Read more

Jeremy Smith 1 Comments

Even with a clever name change to market the plan better, what has been known as the "Traditionalist" Plan is what the UMC lives with now, says the Rev. Jeremy Smith. Read more

A Way Forward 7 Comments

Dr. David W. Scott of UM & Global offers four interpretations of the meaning of the African bishops' statement affirming traditional marriage and resisting UMC schism. Read more

A Way Forward

The Africa Initiative has given its support to the Traditionalist option of the Way Forward report to be decided by the special 2019 General Conference. Read more

Finance and Administration

Using the marketing skills of its leadership, the Wesleyan Covenant Association has mounted a campaign in support of the Traditionalist Plan that deflects attention from its true purpose – the dissolution of the UMC, writes the Rev. Jeremy Smith. Read more

A Way Forward 5 Comments

As the Rev. David Livingston sees it, the "traditionalist" plan has multiple fatal flaws, particularly in setting up an "inquisition committee" to remove bishops who won't sign an agreement to uphold anti-homosexual stances. Read more

A Way Forward 7 Comments