Why I Am Committed to the Unity of The United Methodist Church

1 . The Significance of Visible Unity

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You'll get over it. Separation is underway now!

Some Methodist churches are already filing to leave. I am like many who have stopped attending and stopped giving. You should see our sanctuary - maybe at half of two years ago. Some conferences are tanking financially. Meanwhile, a few inner-circle types attend closed meetings at fancy places and say nothing afterward except some mushy-gushy churchy speak, "Oh, we respect each other and we feel so good!" Among we the pewsters, the differences are irreconcilable with those who would trash our Book of Discipline. We don't feel good. Some of us are angry, but I got over my anger when I left the Episcopal church over the same things years ago when the cancer of liberalism metastasized there. Now, really don't care....

Reese Turner more than 1 year ago

Agreed, we need to separate

Separation over continuation with any church that will not adopt Nashville Statement and enforce the Book of Discipline

Steve more than 1 year ago


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