Why 'Exit Only' Is the Plan Most Like to Pass GC2019

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I'm very surprised an exit provision was Constitional

The basic building block is the annual conference. Can GC legislate to take away an asset of the annual conference? I would have thought that wouldn't be allowed.

Anonymous more than 1 year ago

exit only

This is a good article, realistic in appraisal. I personally hope that the GC19 affirms some sort of exit plan that combines Wesleyan theological integrity with common sense and minimal unintended consequences, some of which David identifies. I am concerned that if the GC only passes this, it will be content to 'shooting the wolf nearest the sled" and calling it a day, while the more meaty (gristle?) issues are rolled to the GC2020 cage match, goops, I mean General Conference.

Bob more than 1 year ago


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