Brian McLaren

Brian McLaren has been a leader in the emerging church movement for more than 20 years. He has become a frequent workshop leader and speaker for many United Methodist gatherings. Read more


The Rev. Lowell Greathouse of Oregon-Idaho Conference suggests that studying Jesus from different angles will help us draw spiritual insights for living as his followers in our own fractured time. Read more

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Christianity has gone through many manifestations since its founding, and this seems like another era of transformation, writes the Rev. Rich Lang. Read more


Jesus Teaching

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The United Methodist Church's official mission statement -- making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world -- remains a little-known goal that its disputes have obscured and undermined, writes Cynthia B. Astle. Read more

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