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David Livingston

Bishop Scott Jones 2014

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The Rev. David Livingston decries plans to move ahead with a church trial for the Rev. Cynthia Meyer, who came out to her United Methodist congregation in January. Read more

Perspectives

Traditionalists' arguments that rely on Jesus's remarks about marriage and Wesley's explanatory notes don't hold up under scrunity, writes the Rev. David Livingston. Read more

Perspectives 8 Comments

The Rev. David Livingston of Great Plains Conference gives an early assessment of the value of the UMC Next conference. Read more

UMC Future 6 Comments

The Rev. David Livingston tells some of what happened in political maneuvering at the recent 2019 General Conference. Read more

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The Rev. David Livingston, a United Methodist pastor in Kansas, corrects several misinterpretations of the One Church Plan's impacts put forth by the Rev. Tom Lambrecht of Good News. Read more

A Way Forward 3 Comments

The Rev. David Livingston refutes the arguments of the Rev. Thomas Lambrecht of Good News as to who or what makes a Christian. Read more

A Way Forward 2 Comments

As the Rev. David Livingston sees it, the "traditionalist" plan has multiple fatal flaws, particularly in setting up an "inquisition committee" to remove bishops who won't sign an agreement to uphold anti-homosexual stances. Read more

A Way Forward 7 Comments

Bishop Scott Jones 2014

UMNS Photo by Kathleen Barry

The Rev. David Livingston decries plans to move ahead with a church trial for the Rev. Cynthia Meyer, who came out to her United Methodist congregation in January. Read more

Perspectives