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Geoffrey Kruse-Safford

Holy Resurrection Church

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Church politics, marked by a drive for doctrinal purity, have disheartened United Methodist layman Geoffrey Kruse-Safford to the point that he's stopped going to worship. Read more

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Bishop Opening Worship

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Reports of acrimony and just plain bad manners from people at the 2016 General Conference have dented Geoffrey Kruse-Safford's hope for the event. Read more

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Transform with Love

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Despite the recent history of disappointing General Conferences, Geoffrey Kruse-Safford still has hope that God's spirit of love will break through institutional politics. Read more

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John Wesley Preaching

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A district superintendent's effort to provide more training for pastors reminds Geoffrey Kruse-Safford that the true ministry of United Methodism goes on in local churches far removed from big global debates. Read more

Local Church

News that The United Methodist Church will have a new hymnal after all is a good sign, writes Geoffrey Kruse-Safford. Read more

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CT Sexuality Panel

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Professor Mark R. Teasdale offers a response to Geoffrey Kruse-Safford's critique of his presentation during the human sexuality panel held April 29 by the United Methodist Connectional Table. Read more

Advocating Justice

Holy Resurrection Church

Photo Courtesy of Geoffrey Kruse-Safford

Church politics, marked by a drive for doctrinal purity, have disheartened United Methodist layman Geoffrey Kruse-Safford to the point that he's stopped going to worship. Read more

Perspectives 1 Comments

Bishop Opening Worship

Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Reports of acrimony and just plain bad manners from people at the 2016 General Conference have dented Geoffrey Kruse-Safford's hope for the event. Read more

GC Archive 1 Comments

Transform with Love

Photo Courtesy of Geoffrey Kruse-Safford

Despite the recent history of disappointing General Conferences, Geoffrey Kruse-Safford still has hope that God's spirit of love will break through institutional politics. Read more

GC Archive

John Wesley Preaching

Public Domain Photo

A district superintendent's effort to provide more training for pastors reminds Geoffrey Kruse-Safford that the true ministry of United Methodism goes on in local churches far removed from big global debates. Read more

Local Church

Geoffrey Kruse-Safford, a seminary-trained United Methodist layman, examines the recent controversy in which a Michigan clergy candidate was removed from both her candidacy and her church membership for getting an online "ordination." Read more

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News that The United Methodist Church will have a new hymnal after all is a good sign, writes Geoffrey Kruse-Safford. Read more

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