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Rev. William E. Alberts

The Rev. Gilbert H. Caldwell's life experience of 83 years prompts him to recognize that standards for "right belief and behavior" have changed and must change if The United Methodist Church is to survive and thrive. Read more

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Pulse Club SWAT

Source: Orlando Police Department via Wikimedia Commons

The Rev. William Alberts examines the Orlando shootings at a gay nightclub in the light of past actions by Christian denominations around America. Read more

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Bible with Cross Shadow

“Bible with Cross Shadow,” David Campbell, Flickr C.C.

The Rev. William Alberts tackles the inconsistencies in both the Bible and the Book of Discipline that underlie The United Methodist Church's stances against LGBTQ people. Read more

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Pulse Club SWAT

Source: Orlando Police Department via Wikimedia Commons

The Rev. William Alberts examines the Orlando shootings at a gay nightclub in the light of past actions by Christian denominations around America. Read more

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His own painful experience with the misuse of "religious freedom" spurs the Rev. Dr. William E. Alberts to warn vigorously against similar legislation being proposed and adopted in various states. Read more

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Fred Phelps

Photo Courtesy of Brad Smith, Love Radically

Organized religion that incites people to hatred, rather than inspiring them to true holiness of love, would be a good thing to give up for Lent, writes the Rev. William E. Alberts. Read more

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Bishops Negotiate with LGBT Protesters

UMNS Photo by John Goodwin

The Rev. William E. Alberts alleges that United Methodist bishops practice a selective reading of the Book of Discipline when it comes to LGBT issues. Read more

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