Waffling on Transparency

A longtime advocate of full transparency in church governance, the Rev. Jay Voorhees is rethinking his stance in light of the news that active bishops will hold a closed-door meeting in early May. Read more

Apr 26, 2013 2:54 PM Jay Voorhees 1 Comments

Emergent 10 Years After: A United Methodist Perspective

The Rev. Jay Voorhees examines the "emergence" or "emerging" church movement as it has influenced The United Methodist Church over the past 10 years. Read more

Jan 15, 2013 5:17 PM Jay Voorhees

A Letter from a Wounded Congregation

The Rev. Jay Voorhees outlines a dispute regarding a North Alabama urban congregation that makes some wonder about possible abuse of church authority by conference leaders. Read more

Jun 1, 2012 2:49 PM Jay Voorhees

An Open Letter to Bishop William Willimon

The Rev. Jay Voorhees responds to a column by Bishop William Willimon published in the United Methodist Reporter. Read more

Jun 1, 2012 2:49 PM Jay Voorhees

Bishops Blessings

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I Love Our Bishops

The Rev. Jay Voorhees talks about problems at the heart of the mistrust between United Methodist bishops and clergy. Read more

May 23, 2012 8:20 AM Jay Voorhees

The Frustration of Assumptions

The Rev. Jay Voorhees urges United Methodists to examine their assumptions about all the proposals for change swirling about The United Methodist Church. Read more

Apr 2, 2012 4:52 PM Jay Voorhees

Casting a Vision for the People Called Methodist

The Rev. Jay Voorhees comments on a movement among some United Methodists to create a new mission for The United Methodist Church. Read more

Feb 15, 2012 11:51 AM Jay Voorhees