To the 'Anonymous 80:' What About Discipleship?

The Rev. Sky McCracken contends that the furor over potential schism obscures what ought to be The United Methodist Church's authentic focus -- its mission to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. Read more

May 23, 2014 12:00 PM Sky McCracken

Your Way My Way

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Covenant and Order vs. Liberty and Chaos

Somewhere beyond "your way" and "my way" is God's way for The United Methodist Church, but how do we get there? wonders the Rev. Sky. McCracken. Read more

Dec 23, 2013 11:11 AM Sky McCracken 4 Comments

Paradigm Shift from a DS' Perspective

The Rev. Sky McCracken looks at the shifting culture of the church from the perspective of a United Methodist district superintendent. Read more

May 29, 2013 10:12 PM Sky McCracken 1 Comments

Cracked ring

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Pastoral Pride and Leadership

A cracked seminary class ring becomes a channel of illumination on the nature of Christian ministry for the Rev. Sky McCracken, a district superintendent in the Memphis Annual Conference. Read more

Feb 21, 2013 2:58 PM Sky McCracken 1 Comments


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Silos Among Silos

The Rev. Sky McCracken contends that it's the "silos" of United Methodism -- conferences, districts, local congregations and special groups -- that stand in the way of a stronger, more flexible and responsive future for the church. Read more

Oct 2, 2012 2:59 PM Sky McCracken

Elephant in Sand

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Inconvenient Truths

The Rev. Sky McCracken outlines what he finds to be the "inconvenient truths" dogging change in The United Methodist church. Read more

Jun 19, 2012 12:24 PM Sky McCracken 5 Comments