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 9 days ago


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     "Fundamentalist Christians have moved the theological needle so far to the right that the Gospel is said by them to be a 'progressive agenda.' It's not – it's the Gospel. We must keep preaching Jesus' message of the Kingdom of God (over against the kingdoms of this world) rooted in love (not legalism) and aimed toward reconciliation (not division). The Pharisees alleged Jesus' message was a 'liberal agenda.' It wasn't – it was the Gospel."

– The Rev. Dr. Steve Harper in a Facebook post.

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