Mark Davies

The horrific actions of Christians past and present has the Rev. Dr. Mark Davies agreeing with those who no longer want to be called by that name. Read more


The Rev. Dr. Mark Davies' Lenten discipline is to replace the discriminatory clauses in the Book of Discipline with more life and love. Read more

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The "shockingly high" price of the idolatry of exclusion requires energy, organization, time, and money spent to keep LGBTQIA persons from full participation in the life and ministry of the United Methodist Church, writes the Rev. Dr. Mark Davies. Read more

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"Gentle Jesus, meek and mild," is a favorite image of many Christians, but what about the Jesus who agitated for reform and justice so avidly that he was crucified? asks Dr. Mark Davies. Read more

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Professor Mark Davies counts the ways that American Christians can become great – and they're nothing like the current culture. Read more

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The Rev. Dr. Mark Davies pulls no punches as he confronts the tyranny of "tradition" in the church that marginalizes women, people of color, indigenous groups, LGBTQ+ people and more. Read more

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By focusing inward on numerical growth instead of outward on urgent needs, churches set up themselves – and humanity – for extinction, writes Dr. Mark Davies. Read more

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The Wesleyan Covenant Association breaks our covenant to care for the Earth because it stresses LGBTQ rejection and ignores the Sixth Great Extinction happening around us, asserts the Rev. Dr. Mark Y. A. Davies. Read more

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