The Call to Action Aftermath

The Rev. Jerry Eckert surveys the aftermath of legislation intended to enact the Council of Bishops' "Call to Action" program. Read more

May 30, 2012 12:17 PM Jerry Eckert

Trust and the Bishops

The Rev. Jerry Eckert counts the ways that he finds United Methodist bishops have eroded the church's trust and respect. Read more

May 21, 2012 11:31 PM Jerry Eckert 3 Comments

Influence at General Conference

The Rev. Jerry Eckert describes the influences on legislation submitted, considered and adopted by the General Conference, the global legislative body of The United Methodist Church. Read more

May 3, 2012 12:32 PM Jerry Eckert 1 Comments

An African on Homosexuality

Rev. Jerry Eckert describes his conversation with an African friend on the topic of homosexuality and the church's stances against it. Read more

May 2, 2012 8:04 AM Jerry Eckert

Current UMC Structure

Graphic courtesy of MFSA

What UMC Restructure Proposals Are Ignoring

Rev. Jerry Eckert points out that a wave of clergy retirements on the horizon are being ignored by virtually all of the proposals to restructure The United Methodist Church. Read more

Apr 10, 2012 11:01 AM Jerry Eckert 8 Comments

About this Blog

Articles from the Rev. Jerry Eckert, a retired clergy member of the Wisconsin Annual Conference and one of the co-founders of Associates in Advocacy, a volunteer organization to aid clergy through fair process.