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Lloyd T. Nyarota

African Bishops 2019

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The Rev. Lloyd T. Nyarota writes that African United Methodists have awakened to U.S. manipulation of their General Conference votes as a means to break up the church, and they're having none of it. Read more

UMC Future 2 Comments

The Rev. Lloyd Nyarota, a United Methodist pastor from Zimbabwe, interprets the political manipulation of African delegates by American conservatives at the 2019 General Conference. Read more

Perspectives 31 Comments

The Rev. Lloyd T. Nyarota, a United Methodist elder from Zimbabwe, urges all 2019 General Conference delegates to gather information about the Way Forward proposals without U.S. influence. Read more

A Way Forward

The Rev. Lloyd T. Nyarota sees the Council of Bishops' Way Forward recommendation as a call for all United Methodists to discuss what it means to be the church across lines of difference. Read more

Perspectives 1 Comments

The Rev. Lloyd T. Nyarota, a United Methodist pastor from Africa serving in Canada, counsels the church to look to Jesus, not extremists, as the UMC's way forward into a united future. Read more

A Way Forward 1 Comments

Reconciliation Memorial

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A concept from his Maungwe heritage – "unhu" – encompasses the human dignity, respect, self-control and community relationships that the Rev. Dr. Lloyd Nyarota believes is the only "way forward" for The United Methodist Church. Read more

A Way Forward 5 Comments

Out of the communal culture of his native Zimbabwe, the Rev. Lloyd T. Nyarota sees the difficult work of reconciliation as the "way forward" for The United Methodist Church. Read more

Perspectives 1 Comments

The Rev. Lloyd T. Nyarota of Zimbabwe writes that Africa's issues, such as polygamy and divorce, are far different from the sexuality debate that's likely to consume the Commission on a Way Forward. Read more

A Way Forward 1 Comments

Simon Mafunda, a delegate to the 2019 General Conference from Zimbabwe East, responds to Rev. Lloyd Nyarota's recent analysis of Reform & Renewal Coalition actions. Read more

Perspectives 9 Comments

Out of the communal culture of his native Zimbabwe, the Rev. Lloyd T. Nyarota sees the difficult work of reconciliation as the "way forward" for The United Methodist Church. Read more

Perspectives 1 Comments

The Rev. Lloyd T. Nyarota of Zimbabwe writes that Africa's issues, such as polygamy and divorce, are far different from the sexuality debate that's likely to consume the Commission on a Way Forward. Read more

A Way Forward 1 Comments