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Bishop Scott Jones

Le Carillion Memorial

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Bishop Scott Jones of the Great Plains Area outlines some important cultural issues in the global war on terrorism -- and they're not what you might expect. Read more

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In a statement given during a clergy session of the newly formed Great Plains Annual Conference, Bishop Scott J. Jones commits to conducting church trials of those who perform same-gender marriage in defiance of UMC anti-LGBT stances. Read more

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General Conference as Revival

Bishop Scott Jones reminds the UMC that there are spiritual lessons from General Conference that are not part of the church's laws and policies. Read more

May 4, 2012 10:08 AM Bishop Scott Jones

Retired Bishop J. Lawrence McCleskey makes a case that the One Church Plan is grounded on the doctrines and theology put forth by Methodism's founder, John Wesley. Read more

A Way Forward 1 Comments

Bishop Scott Jones weighed the characteristics of the three models put forth by the Commission on A Way Forward. Read more

A Way Forward

Two Deaths: One, the Rev. Dr. Christy Thomas' brother-in-law, gentle, surrounded by love; the other, The United Methodist Church, rapaciously violent, with blood running in the streets. Read more

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Applications by individuals related to unofficial groups seeking to be "interested parties" to the Council of Bishops' request were denied by the Judicial Council, which instead will view them as "friend of the court" briefs. Read more

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A battle of competing agendas for the 2019 Special General Conference is coming before the United Methodist Judicial Council, writes the Rev. Jeremy Smith. Read more

Le Carillion Memorial

Photo by John Seigenthaler, Aljazeera America, from Great Plains UMC

Bishop Scott Jones of the Great Plains Area outlines some important cultural issues in the global war on terrorism -- and they're not what you might expect. Read more

Perspectives