Freedom and Connectionalism –The Wesleyan Way!

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The question is what does GC think.

It's the bishop's opinion that these issues are not essentials but opinions. But it's the GC delegates opinions that matter.

It's just very hard to have a called ministry as is, but now we are going to require conservatives to take openly gay preachers. That seems like a tough nut to crack. Yea, I know, the conservatives have protections until you've run off enough conservatives so that they don't. Without a called ministry, these issues would go away, but the called ministry is one of the big ways that we have successfully pushed our churches to greater social justice. We seem to be killing the goose that they laid the golden egg.

Chad more than 1 year ago


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The Rev. Dr. William Barber II“There’s no way we can inspire people to move with the normal politics that doesn’t fully address poverty. ...When you can work a full-time job at minimum wage and still not be able to afford a two-bedroom apartment anywhere in this country, that’s poor. And if we can’t see that and if we don’t acknowledge that poverty then we are refusing to call upon these witnesses among us.”

– The Rev. William Barber II, co-convenor of the Poor People's Campaign, speaking Feb. 4 at the National Black Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C.

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