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The End of the New MethoFesto — and a New Beginning

The Wes Magruder explains why he's abandoning his quest to offer suggestions for the future of the United Methodist institution, and turning instead to God's "new thing." more »

Jul 3, 2013 by in Wes Magruder

Delegate Kathleen Charles (right) of Sierra Leone looks through a copy of the Daily Christian Advocate during a briefing for Central Conference delegates to the 2012 United Methodist General Conference in Tampa,. At left is delegate Mariatu Finoh.

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What to Do About General Conference 2016

What if The United Methodist Church threw a General Conference that did no legislating? That's the Rev. Wes Magruder's radical idea. more »

Apr 1, 2013 by in Wes Magruder (3 Comments)

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Food Pantries and Band-Aids

The food pantries that United Methodist congregations so love may fill an immediate need, but they're not addressing the root problems of hunger and poverty, contends the Rev. Wes Magruder. more »

Mar 29, 2013 by in Wes Magruder (3 Comments)

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Why I Doubt the UMC Can Handle Innovation

The Rev. Wes Magruder responds to the Rev. Rob Rynders' call for a season of innovation in The United Methodist Church. more »

Jan 2, 2013 by in Wes Magruder (1 Comments)

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