Wes Magruder



Ted Cruz

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A news article describing Texas Sen. Ted Cruz as the "Christian candidate" in the 2016 presidential race prompted the Rev. Wes Magruder to ponder the evangelical/charismatic code phrase "raising up leaders" as the opposite of what Jesus did. Read more

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For the Common Great

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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." Read more

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CC delegates

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

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Canned goods

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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. Read more

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Resist Change

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

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